Adult Volunteer Auxiliary

Westside's Auxiliary is looking for dedicated volunteers!

Your time, talent and special touch are greatly needed. In return, enjoy new friendships and a great deal of personal satisfaction. Volunteer opportunities exist in many areas, 8:00am - 8:00pm seven days a week. The Auxiliary team works closely with each new volunteer to find an assignment that matches his or her interests, skills, and motivation.

If you are available for 4-hour shifts, one or several times a week, and would like to volunteer for a worthwhile cause, we need you! You must over age 18 and be able to commit to a minimum of one year of service.

Requirements include:

  • Background Check (provided by hospital)
  • Written Application
  • Interview with Volunteer Director
  • PPD Tuberculin Skin Test (provided by hospital)
  • Attend Hospital Orientation - Saturday, September 15th from 9:00am - noon
  • Purchase of Uniform

For more information please call Liz Gassew, Director of Volunteer Services at (954) 476-3994.

Student "Volunteen" Program - Next Session starts in the Summer of 2019

Please check back in April 2019 for deadlines and information.

The Volunteen program offers teens (14-18) who may be interested in pursuing a career in healthcare an opportunity to experience the healthcare setting. We open up the Volunteen program to participants for our summer program and our school-year program.

New Volunteen Applicants

Please note that the application process for the Volunteen program includes the following:

  • A 25-50 word statement on why the student wants to volunteer at WRMC.
  • Once that is received, you will be sent a Volunteen Application Packet. The packets are due back by DATE TBD.
  • The volunteer application will be emailed to students after the statement is received. It must be completed and returned by DATE TBD. The packet contains:
    • Volunteen application
    • Parental consent form
    • School recommendation form
    • Copy of Immunization Record. The Record must include evidence of Hepatitis Vaccines and Tuberculin Test (if done in the 6 months) or BCG (if born in a foreign country).
  • Once the completed packet is returned (The packets are due back by DATE TBD) you and your parent/guardian will be contacted for a phone interview with the volunteer coordinator.
  • If you are accepted into the program you will need to attend a Mandatory Volunteen Orientation on DATE TBD.
  • Program slots are limited! Orientation is mandatory. Late applications will not be accepted
  • You will need to purchase a volunteen polo shirt for $15 at the orientation. Cash or check only.

If you have any questions, please email Jenny Mackie.

Returning Volunteens

  • If you are a returning volunteer please email Jenny Mackie with this subject line - "YOUR NAME / Returning Volunteen / FALL 2018 Program"
  • In the body of your email please include:
    • the last time you volunteered at the hospital
    • If it was last summer or before you will need to have your TB re-done at orientation.
    • the department where you were assigned
    • days/times you want to volunteer during the summer
    • best phone # to reach you
  • The deadline to submit this "renewal email" is TBD.
  • If you have not volunteered in the last year, you will need to attend orientation on TBD. Orientation and TB tests must be done annually.

If you have any questions, please email Jenny Mackie.