Become a Volunteer

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Become a Volunteer

Volunteer to bring out your best

Freeman volunteers make patients and their families more comfortable through personal attention, dedication, and a genuine desire to enrich the lives of others. Call today to give the precious gift of your time and make a difference in the lives of others.

Ready to volunteer? Contact Linda McIntosh, Program Manager of Volunteer Programs, at 417.347.4603.

Where do volunteers work?

  • Cancer Institute
  • Emergency Room
  • Heart & Vascular Institute
  • Gift Gallery
  • ICU
  • Information desk
  • Check-in
  • Surgery waiting desk
  • Freeman Sports & Rehabilitation Center

What do volunteers do?

  • Provide a valuable service to Freeman and the community
  • Offer comfort to patients and families
  • Smile and greet
  • Answer phones
  • Deliver flowers, mail and other items
  • Escort guests to patient rooms
  • Give directions
  • Perform clerical tasks
  • Ring up sales
  • Support staff

Who can join the volunteer team?

  • Anyone aged 16 to 90+
  • Male or female
  • Retired or employed
  • All work backgrounds
  • Any educational level

Volunteer benefits

  • New friends
  • Free flu shots
  • Prescription discounts at QuickMeds Pharmacy™
  • Discount at Freeman Health Essentials, Freeman Gift Gallery, and Freeman Hearing Center
  • Low-cost health screenings
  • Meal credit on the days you work 3 or more hours
  • Health and educational seminars
  • Annual appreciation dinner
  • Annual Christmas dinner party
  • Quarterly luncheons