Mercy Volunteer Services - Joplin

Mission and Ministry
100 Mercy Way
Joplin, MO 64804

Phone: (417) 556-2265
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Hospital Volunteering in Joplin

At Mercy, our volunteers put compassion into action. Our goal at Mercy is to provide an excellent patient experience; one that reaches beyond the patient, to their families and visitors alike. Every Mercy Volunteer plays a critical role in living our mission to provide compassionate care and exceptional service.

Our Mercy volunteers’ work is indispensable to Mercy Hospital Joplin as it allows us to utilize precious resources in the most efficient manner possible. Likewise, it is invaluable to patients and their families who sometimes need a bit of direction, a helping hand or just a reassuring smile.

Joplin Hospital Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities at our Joplin hospital include service in each of the following areas:

  • Main Information Desk at the hospital entrance
  • Main Information Desk at the clinic entrance
  • Surgery waiting
  • Gift Shop
  • ER Concierge

We feel it is important to place our volunteers in areas of need and will try to place you in an area that truly touches your heart. However, please keep in mind the following requirements for hospital volunteers:

  • Volunteers commit to a minimum of one 4-hour shift per week
  • Volunteers are required to consent to a criminal background check and before beginning service.
  • Volunteers are required to attend yearly training and to maintain health requirements.

Volunteer Benefits

There are many advantages to becoming a volunteer at Mercy. Whether you are interested in giving back to the community or would like to pursue a career in the medical field, you will have the opportunity to experience the healthcare field in a special way.

  • A meal voucher for each 4-hour shift
  • Pins
  • Polos
  • Discount at the Mercy Joplin Gift Shop