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 Fall 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 fall or before you will need to have your TB re-done at orientation.
    • the department where you were assigned - the department where you want to be assigned
    • days/times you want to volunteer during the school year
    • best phone # to reach you
  • The deadline to submit this “renewal email” is September 3, 2018.
  • If you have not volunteered in the last year, you will need to attend orientation on Saturday, September 15th from 9:00am – noon. Orientation and TB tests must be done annually.

If you have any questions, please email Jenny Mackie.