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Volunteers

Since 1977 Texas Health Huguley's volunteers have played a major role in raising funds for the purchase of equipment and educational materials.  Book fairs, uniform and jewelry sales are just a few of the many fundraisers hosted by the volunteers to raise money for the hospital.

About Volunteers

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Volunteer's Purpose

The volunteer's purpose is threefold:

  • To provide compassionate service to patients, hospital staff and the community
  • To serve as goodwill ambassadors for the hospital
  • To raise funds for the hospital's equipment and services
To become an active volunteer of Texas Health Huguley Hospital, you must:
  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Complete an Application Form and background check
  • Be interviewed by the Volunteer Services Coordinator and assigned to a service
  • Receive comprehensive training
  • Follow the TB testing process (and/or chest X-ray, if applicable)
  • Purchase a volunteer uniform
Benefits
  • A complimentary meal in the cafeteria per each 4 hour shift
  • 20% discount at the Gift Shop on the day you volunteer 
  • Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon held annually
  • Volunteer Christmas Luncheon held annually
  • Discounted membership at Texas Health Huguley's Fitness Center

Caring, compassionate, devoted and energetic

If any of these words describe you, then you have the characteristics of a volunteer at Texas Health Huguley.

Whether serving in one of the patient care areas in the hospital, delivering flowers or staffing the information desk, volunteers add a special caring touch to our services.

Remember, a few hours of your time can make a difference in someone's life.  Volunteering time to help others is not only a wonderful way to support your community, but the weekly activity promotes wellness and a more active lifestyle.

For information, please call the Volunteer Office at Call817-551-2707

 

Volunteer Opportunities to Serve

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Main Lobby
  • High level of customer service
  • Acknowledge/greet arriving customers
  • Provide directions to hospital/departments/physician offices
  • Walk with people until the last turn (especially elderly or anxious) whenever possible
  • Provide wheelchair assistance as needed
  • Assist admission staff
  • Physical mobility required
Rover

Very active position

  • Assists as needed with transport of wheelchair patients
  • Delivers mail and flowers
  • Assists department with errands
  • High level of physical mobility required
Lower Lobby Information Desk

High level of customer service

  • Acknowledge/greet customers
  • Provide directions to hospital departments and patient rooms
  • Some mobility required
CVICU/MICU Waiting Room

Serve as liaison between ICU staff and waiting families

  • Be alert to family needs
  • Provide information as appropriate when it is available
  • Alert ICU of family’s concerns
  • Serve as a substitute when surgery waiting room volunteer is absent
Recovery Room

Support staff

  • Organizing patient records
  • Liaison to Surgery Waiting Room  volunteer and/or families
  • Answer and direct telephone calls
Outpatient Surgery

Assist the staff

  • Aid staff in getting rooms ready for patients
  • Help with filing records
  • Mobility required
Business Center
  • Acknowledge/greet arriving customers and employees
  • Answer telephone
  • Help with filing
Nutrition Office

Supports staff - requires good people skills

  • Visits patient rooms to pick menus
  • Assists patients unable to complete their own menu
  • Physical Mobility required
Patient Visitation
  • Visits patient rooms
Patient Magazine Cart
  • Sort and label incoming magazines
  • Deliver and straighten magazines in all waiting areas
  • Deliver magazines to patient rooms
  • Assemble busy sacks for children
  • High level of walking and standing
Doctor Building Entrance
  • High level of customer service
  • Acknowledge/greet customers
  • Provide directions to hospital departments and patient rooms
  • Some mobility required
Gift Shop

High visibility providing efficient customer service

  • Price merchandise
  • Restock and help create displays in shop
  • Assist customers by helping the find products
  • Physical mobility required
Health Information Systems

Assists staff with organizing,  scanning and filing patient records

Patient Care Units

Support for staff and patients

  • Answer call lights and telephone
  • Visit with patients
  • Assist staff with paper work and errands
  • Physical mobility required
Outpatient Therapy
  • Cleaning therapy gym
  • Change and restock linen
  • Pull charts for next day patient
  • Assist staff with any paperwork
  • Physical mobility required