'Volunteens' log over 650 hours at McDonough District Hospital
McDonough District Hospital runs a Volunteen Program every summer during the months of June and July for student volunteers ages 13-18.
The program is a great way for students to help people and have fun while they also learn more about health careers and their environment. The 2017 program consisted of 34 teens who volunteered a combined total of 688 hours.
The Volunteens spent time in a range of departments: Acute Care/ICU, Food Services, Foundation, Inventory Control-Storeroom, Obstetrics, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Services, Pain Management Clinic, Patient Financial Services, Plant Engineering and Public Relations. Volunteens also assisted Volunteer Services at the Reception Desk and Gift Shop.
A 2018 Volunteen application will be available online at www.mdh.org in April 2018. For more information about the Volunteen Program contact MDH Volunteer Services at (309) 836-1579.