Volunteer Program

Mercy Hospital South Volunteer Program

Volunteers are valuable to the Mercy Hospital South community, assisting patients, patients' families and friends and employees. Hundreds of junior and adult volunteers in South St. Louis County offer their time, energy and talent to many areas of Mercy Hospital South from the gift shop and information desk to the clinical areas.

Volunteer Opportunities in St. Louis

Volunteer opportunities are available in a variety of areas at our hospital in South St. Louis County:

  • Transporting patients
  • Helping visitors at information desks
  • Performing office tasks – clerical and computer
  • Staffing the hospital gift and flower shop
  • Delivering flowers
  • Helping visitors in the family waiting rooms
  • Assisting in pastoral care

Who Can Volunteer at Mercy Hospital South?

Men and women who are willing to serve are all welcome as volunteers. Teens and young adults (14 and older) may serve as junior volunteers during the Summer Volunteer Program.

How are the Volunteer Roles Assigned?

When you agree to volunteer at Mercy Hospital South, you are given a role that best meets our current needs, and that fits with your interests and abilities. For example, some positions may require more walking or standing, while others do not. Some positions may require more interaction with patients, while others may require more technical skills.

How Do You Become a Volunteer at Mercy Hospital South?

Each new volunteer completes an application and attends a general orientation class. Volunteers have personal interviews and are given specific training in the appropriate departments. There is flexibility in the days, hours and frequency that you can contribute. 

*Please note: We hold volunteer orientation sessions quarterly. You will be contacted prior to the next session.

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Information on services and programs available at Mercy Hospital South. Mercy Hospital South offers many community classes, support groups, and educational seminars.
Become a Hospital Volunteer

Get started today by giving us a call at 314-525-1298 or fill out our online interest form.