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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 Family Medicine | Urgent Care - Lakeview

6000 University Avenue
West Des Moines, IA 50266

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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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5200 NW 100th Street
Urbandale, IA 50322

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College Student Volunteer

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. 

Volunteers at Iowa Methodist, Methodist West, Blank Children's Hospital and Iowa Lutheran make a difference for our patients, families and staff.  College volunteers must commit to two semesters or 6 months.  

College student volunteers need to meet the following requirements:

  1. Currently enrolled in college.
  2. Be 18 years of age or older.
  3. Willing to commit to volunteering one shift, for a minimum of 2 to 4 hours once per week.
  4. Must volunteer for two semesters (Example: summer and fall, fall and spring, spring and summer). NO SUMMER ONLY OPPORTUNITIES! 
  5. Must complete an application, health screening, attend an orientation/placement meeting and provide references.
  6. Must clear a criminal background check.

College Volunteer Opportunities

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. 

Iowa Methodist Medical Center 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. College students majoring in all areas of health care and social services are encouraged to apply.  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 Mindy Brightman at Melinda.Brightman@unitypoint.org.

SURGERY WAITING ROOM VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
The IMMC/BCH Surgery Waiting Room is a busy place where volunteers play an important role in providing positive customer service to families who are waiting for loved ones in surgery. Volunteers work with staff to provide a helpful, welcoming presence in the waiting room. They help families put items in lockers and escort families to consultation rooms when the surgeon is ready to visit with the family. We currently have volunteer openings from 7am – 11am and 3-7pm on weekdays. Volunteers in this area do not provide any medical information to families; that is the responsibility of the surgery staff.

If you love helping people and would like to be part of our surgery waiting room volunteer team, please email Mindy Brightman at Melinda.Brightman@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.