Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in Volunteering at Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center. Our volunteers work to achieve the hospital's goal of providing the best possible care in a Christian Community while enjoying a rewarding and fulfilling experience.

Volunteers are an integral part of our Hospital; assisting patients, visitors, and staff in many capacities. Volunteers must be at least 15 years of age. Before becoming a volunteer, you will need to: 

  • Complete an application and submit references
  • Conduct a personal interview
  • Complete background check, health screening and Tuberculosis skin test.

Once accepted, you will participate in an orientation and training process. Hospital identification badges and uniforms will be provided and are required for all volunteers.

Who Benefits from your Volunteer Efforts?

Our Patients: The care and enthusiasm you bring to your volunteer work makes a patient's hospital stay more pleasant by meeting their emotional, spiritual and personal needs. 

Our Staff: Our health care staff is grateful for the invaluable support of our volunteers, which helps our employees to continue to provide high quality care and exceptional service with compassion. 

Our Community: Excellent health care services are an asset to our community.

Benefits of Volunteering:
  • Learn new skills
  • Meet new people
  • On the job training
  • Rewarding experience helping others
  • Sense of purpose
  • One meal allowance for each 4 hour shift
  • Volunteer appreciation luncheon

Types of Volunteers
  • Core Volunteers: Adults who volunteer consistently throughout the year and on a long term basis. 
  • College Student Volunteers: College Students who volunteer for at least a three month tenure to gain knowledge for their career path.
  • Summer Ambassadors: Students ages 15-17 who want to learn more about healthcare and volunteer in a structured environment.

Volunteer Opportunities

Greeters Camp Bluebird Emergency Room
Courtesy Shuttle Driver St. Bernadette Clinic Rehab Medicine
Patient Advocacy Eucharistic Minister Animal Assisted Therapy
Clerical Northside High School Clinic Special Events

Please Join Us!

If you would like to join our team, click here to download a volunteer application or please contact: 

Volunteer Services Manager 
4801 Ambassador Caffery Parkway 
Lafayette, Louisiana 70508 
337-470-2729 
Volunteer@LourdesRMC.com