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SENIOR LIVING: SA hospital offers opportunities to volunteer
Volunteering can be a very rewarding experience. Southwest General Hospital in San Antonio invites you to share your time and talent with visitors, patients and staff. Volunteers are found in every area of the hospital -- from administrative offices to patient care areas. Here are some examples of volunteer opportunities at Southwest General Hospital:
Weekdays during hours of your choice between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Use your general office and computer skills to assist various departments throughout the hospital.
Daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Greet visitors and patients, provide magazines, children’s books, blankets, coffee and water to patients and visitors, operate the TV remote, and escort visitors to the emergency room.
Main Lobby Information Desk
Daily from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Greet, assist and escort visitors, and deliver flowers and mail to patient rooms.
Outpatient Waiting Room
Weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Greet patients arriving for outpatient procedures and ask them to sign in at the Outpatient Admitting desk.
Scheduled throughout the year, special events include health fairs and community education events.
Volunteer benefits include complimentary meals, Gift Shop discount, free annual TB screenings, free flu shots when available, free volunteer shirt, free health education seminars, volunteer appreciation programs and much more. All volunteers must commit to 100 hours or more a year in order to be eligible for the program. Southwest General Hospital is located at 7400 Barlite Blvd. in San Antonio. For information or to get started volunteering, call 210-921-3521.
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