Lakeland Community Hospital Watervliet Auxiliary
"It is when you give of yourself that you truly give."
The Lakeland Community Hospital Watervliet Auxiliary is a volunteer organization dedicated to community health care in Coloma, Hartford and Watervliet and surrounding areas.
At Lakeland Community Hospital Watervliet, volunteers help to provide quality customer service. For the volunteer, the experience can be one of continued learning and personal gratification. Some of the services that volunteers provide to Lakeland Community Hospital Watervliet included:
- Book cart
- Clergy Aide
- Gift Shop
- Information Desk
- Outpatient Information
- Physical Therapy Services
You may also choose to become involved in other volunteer activities such as clerical support for hospital departments or fund raising assistance. Various fundraising activities are held thoughout the year and proceeds are donated for hospital projects.
The Chapel is located on the first floor of the Hospital, at the opposite end of the hallway from the emergency room. The Chapel, a quiet, sacred space for personal meditation, reflection, prayer and is open and available 24 hours a day. All are invited to use the chapel at any time.
The Chapel has been comfortably decorated and is maintained by the Lakeland Community Hospital Watervliet Auxiliary.
How can you become a hospital volunteer? The Auxiliary is open to both men and women who have a genuine interest in patient care, their communities, and Lakeland Community Hospital Watervliet. There are three steps to follow to become a hospital volunteer:
- Call the Auxiliary Department at Lakeland Community Hospital Watervliet and request an application.
- When your completed application is received, you will be contacted by the Auxiliary Coordinator and scheduled for an interview. At this interview your interests and availability will be determined. You will also be scheduled for an orientation program.
- Attending an orientation program will acquaint you with the hospital, policies and procedures for volunteers, and specific activities.
If you would like to know more about hospital volunteering, ask any of our members. Our volunteers will be glad to answer your questions. You will find us throughout the hospital in our auxillary uniforms. Or, you may call the hospital Auxiliary Department at (269) 463-2292.
Give the most precious gift - your time!