Iraan General Hospital and Medical ClinicThe hospital has opportunities for volunteers 18 years or older. Volunteers must be able to work independently, possess good interpersonal and communication skills, adhere to confidentiality policies, and be in good physical, emotional and mental health. State and federal laws require background and reference checks to be completed before volunteering at the hospital. If interested in the opportunities below, please contact Becky Wright, Auxiliary President, (432) 639-2575 or (432) 639-2578.
Greeters/EscortsVolunteers greet persons in the hospital lobby and provide them with information including directions on how to find hospital services, patients or staff. Other duties include providing coffee or tea in the lobby and checking on the status of appointments for patients.
Activity VolunteersVolunteers provide activities and socialization for extended care residents. This may include music, exercises, bingo, cards, trivia, writing letters or simply visiting with residents. Volunteers are especially needed on weeknights and weekends, but are welcome on weekdays.
Summer Flower VolunteerVolunteer duties include minor weeding and watering plants as needed in the landscape located outside of the hospital during the summer months. By becoming a member of the Hospital Auxiliary your volunteer efforts benefit others in your community. Members raise money to provide equipment and needed services for the Hospital and Medical Clinic. They help promote and support the hospital by providing service to patients and visitors. Each member determines their own level of involvement based on interests, time and skills. On going Volunteer opportunities include:
Fundraisers: to raise money for the hospital equipment and services. Fundraising events may include an annual rummage sale, salad luncheon, Easter bake sale or Christmas bake sale.
Hospital Gift Shop: A Gift shop is planned for the new hospital. It will cater to patients, visitors and staff. Proceeds will benefit the hospital. Volunteers will assist customers and work as cashiers.
Special Skills: Do you have a special talent such as making crafts, woodworking, sewing, or painting? Volunteers can make and donate items to be sold at bake and craft sales.
Event Volunteers: The hospital often needs volunteers to help at special events. Examples include Kids Day, health fairs, Open House, and other functions.
Committee and/or Officer Positions: Do you enjoy added responsibility? Officer and committee positions are elected or appointed as necessary. Elected officers for the Auxiliary are: president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, parliamentarian, historian and auditor. Appointment positions include: public policy, health education, gift shop, publicity, wellness committee representative and magazine coordinator.
Donations MadeOver the years, community members have contributed countless hours to improve our local area. These friends functioned as an informal coordination until recently. Donations have been monetary, items, and time. During the summer, when traffic accidents increase, donations of clothing are given to the emergency room.
New members are always welcome!You may fill out a membership form by clicking here. For more information, contact:
Iraan General Hospital Auxiliary
P.O. Box 18
Iraan TX 79744 (432) 639-2575 or (432) 639-2578