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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Jordan Creek)

180 Jordan Creek Parkway, Suite 120
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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UnityPoint Clinic - Express (Waukee)

950 E. Hickman Road
Waukee, Iowa 50263

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Urgent Care - Altoona

2720 8th St. SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009

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Urgent Care - Ankeny

3625 N. Ankeny Blvd.
Suite E
Ankeny, Iowa 50023

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Urgent Care - Ingersoll

2103 Ingersoll Ave., Ste. 2
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

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Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
Suite 101
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266

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Urgent Care - Merle Hay

4020 Merle Hay Road
Suite 100
Des Moines, Iowa 50310

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Urgent Care - Southglen

6520 SE 14th St.
Des Moines, Iowa 50320

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Urgent Care - Urbandale

5200 NW 100th Street
Urbandale, Iowa 50322

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UnityPoint Health - Des Moines

Adult Volunteer

Due to hospital restrictions, we are ONLY accepting new volunteer applications for a few selective areas at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to opening back up in the future. 

Volunteers at Iowa Methodist, Iowa Lutheran and Methodist West make a difference for our patients, families and staff at the hospitals. We have opportunities for men and women. There can be opportunities both in patient care areas and non-patient areas such as the gift shop, family waiting rooms, clerical support, and more. A typical volunteer assignment is once a week for 2-4 hours. We ask our volunteers to make a six-month commitment.

Requirements to becoming a volunteer:

  • Have a desire to help and become a part of our health care team.
  • Complete a volunteer application (including contact information for 3 personal references).
  • Complete a simple health screening at no cost to you. A seasonal flu vaccine is required.
  • Pass a criminal background and dependent adult/child abuse registry check.
  • Attend a placement interview/orientation session.
  • Complete necessary training.

All UnityPoint Des Moines hospitals have the same requirements.  Please contact the hospital of your choice for specifics.  

Our Campuses

Iowa Methodist and Blank Children's Hospital

Due to hospital restrictions, we are ONLY accepting new volunteer applications for the HELP program at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to opening back up in the future. 

HELP PROGRAM
What is HELP? The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) was developed by health care experts at Yale University to prevent delirium and physical decline in hospitalized older adults. HELP is now part of quality health care in more than 200 hospitals in the United States and internationally. 

The Hospital Elder Life Program at UnityPoint Health works with nurses, doctors and other health care professionals. HELP staff and volunteers receive special program training and education to provide activities and services to assist in keeping patients engaged and active.

We are looking for several volunteers to join the HELP team at Iowa Methodist Hospital.  A 6-month commitment is required. 

If interested, please contact Volunteer Services for at Iowa Methodist for details at 515.241.6414 or e-mail Shery Vining at sheri.vining@unitypoint.org


Iowa Lutheran Hospital

Due to hospital restrictions, we are not accepting new volunteer applications at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to opening back up in the future. 

Methodist West Hospital

Due to hospital restrictions, we are not accepting new volunteer applications at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to opening back up in the future.