Volunteer Assignments - Memphis VA Medical Center
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Memphis VA Medical Center


Volunteer Assignments

We've listed some of the ways you can volunteer below. However, if you have special skills to offer, please call us so we can discuss how you can best use your talents to help our patients.

Volunteer Van Drivers
Help pick-up outpatients receiving chemotherapy, dialysis, radiation therapy, and other outpatient appointments. To fill this role, you must have a current drivers license and automobile insurance and pass a physical exam. Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, or 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
Information Desk Volunteer
Help patients and visitors with information and clinic locations. Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, or 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m.
Parking Lot Golf Cart Drivers
Help outpatients in our large parking areas with access to the medical center. To fill this role, you must have a current drivers license. Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, or 12:00 noon - 3:30 p.m.
Volunteer Office Assistant
Help different medical or administrative offices in the medical center. Duties include filing, answering phones, and greeting and directing patients. Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, or 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m.
Volunteer Menu Assistant
Help patients located in the Spinal Cord Injury Service with selective menus. Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Volunteer Patient Reminder Caller
Help make phone calls to remind patients about their scheduled appointments. Open hours.
Patient Escort Volunteers
Provide assistance with pushing patients in wheelchairs to their scheduled appointments. Hours: 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 
Hospitality Beverage Cart
Deliver beverages to outpatient clinics and waiting areas. Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., or 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Magazine / Book Cart
Sort donated magazines and books, and take the cart to designated waiting areas. Open hours.
Mail Room Assistant
Complete mail room projects and deliver mail to medical center departments. Open hours.
Ward Volunteer
Visits with patients, run errands and assist staff.  Available positions every day, 8:00 a.m. - Noon, Noon - 4:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Information Desk Volunteer
Evenings and weekends available.
Phone Call Volunteer
Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. available. 
Patient Escort
Monday through Friday, 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. available.