Service - Baton Rouge General Medical Center



Service - Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Become A Volunteer
How Do I Sign Up?
Step 1: Submit interest form online at
Step 2: Communicate with a volunteer coordinator
Step 3: Attend an orientation/take your free TB test/
pay annual fee
Step 4: Shadow a volunteer in your selected area
A Community of
Volunteer Services
3600 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 387-7079
[email protected]
Volunteer Opportunities
We offer a variety of rewarding volunteer opportunities to
match your interests, abilities and hours of availability.
Some opportunities include:
Volunteering at Baton Rouge General
Volunteers at the General are committed to
supporting patients and families through
compassionate service and support. From
offering a warm smile and cheerful “hello”
to visitors, to helping someone find the perfect
gift for a loved one, to rocking a newborn baby
in our NICU, our volunteers are dedicated to
service excellence.
Benefits of Volunteering
Baton Rouge General appreciates and values our volunteers
and recognizes them throughout the year in a variety of
ways. There are several benefits of volunteering at the
General, including:
• Free uniforms
• Cafeteria and gift shop discounts
• Quarterly newsletter
• Annual socials and celebrations (spring luncheon,
holiday social & day trips)
• Free lunch and learn sessions
• Networking
• Skill development
• Free TB screening and flu vaccination
• Award pins
• Service hour letters
• Membership to Volunteer Auxiliary
Gift shop attendant
Help customers select the perfect gift! 100% of the proceeds
of sales support hospital services.
Information desk/greeter
Escort visitors to appointments, give directions and create
a warm and welcoming environment.
Support the development and growth of newborns by
holding, rocking and comforting babies.
Surgery Waiting, Burn Unit
Provide information and comfort to families while offering
support to staff members.
Volunteer Requirements
We ask our volunteers to commit to one 4-hour shift
per week for 6 months or 2 semesters for students. To
accommodate our volunteers, we offer different time slots
for your convenience.
Once you have completed your application and spoken
to a volunteer coordinator, you will be required to attend
an orientation session, complete a TB skin screening and
pay a $15 annual fee. The annual fee also provides you
with a one-year membership to the Baton Rouge General
Volunteer Auxiliary and exclusive discounts to the gift shop.

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