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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Ankeny)

1055 Southwest Oralabor Road
Ankeny, IA 50023

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Jordan Creek)

180 Jordan Creek Pkwy
West Des Moines, IA 50266

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Waukee)

950 E Hickman Rd
Waukee, IA 50263

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UnityPoint Clinic Behavioral Health Urgent Care - Des Moines

1250 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA 50316

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th Street Southwest
Altoona, IA 50009

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ankeny Medical Park

3625 North Ankeny Boulevard
Ankeny, IA 50023

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA 50310

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 Southeast 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50320

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UnityPoint Clinic Urgent Care - Urbandale

5200 NW 100th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322

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Volunteers

The Child Life Department relies heavily on the diligence and enthusiasm of volunteers. Volunteers are utilized in the Playroom, bedside, clinic and Emergency Department. 

Volunteer Duties and Responsibilities

To participate in the planning and implementation of activities and encourage children's play in both structured and creative activities. Examples may include:

  • Facilitating an arts and crafts activity
  • Reading stories
  • Holding and comforting a child
  • To set up and clean playrooms in accordance with toy safety standards for each session
  • To help clean toys, materials, and play area to comply with health standards
  • To assist with restocking and organizing materials and supplies
  • To prepare materials for special events, including special projects; i.e., making puppets, educational games, holiday decorations
  • To escort children to and from the nursing units for play activities
  • To attend orientations and periodic in-service training
  • To expand our program by offering new ideas, outside resources, and new contacts; i.e., play, musical instrument, sing or teach a hobby