Mercy Medical Center Sioux City

Volunteer Services

Choosing to be a volunteer ambassador volunteer Application format Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City can be a rewarding experience. As a volunteer ambassador, you are an integral part of Mercy's professional team. Time and energy are donated to improving life for patients, families and visitors.

Whether it's transporting a patient from one area to another, greeting visitors or working "behind the scenes" in our business offices, you can be assured your time will be well spent.

Why volunteer?
Volunteering provides you with the opportunity to use your current skills or gain new ones in areas of interest to you. You also have the opportunity to make a difference in your life and the lives of patients, visitors and staff. Giving to others feels good and promotes the spirit of caring.

What do volunteer ambassadors do?
Volunteer ambassadors fulfill many important responsibilities.

  • Answer telephones
  • Deliver flowers and balloons
  • Assist in gift shop
  • Escort patients
  • Assist in health screenings
  • Mailings and/or mail delivery
  • Data entry
  • Guest relations activities
  • File
  • Assist with Eucharistic ministry
  • Host/hostess activities
  • Special projects

We strive to make assignments that balance the needs of the hospital with your areas of interest. Understanding the need for flexible scheduling, volunteer ambassadors are assigned during the day, evening or weekend.

What are the advantages?
In addition to that feeling of knowing you make a difference, we offer a variety of rewards for volunteering.

  • Career experience and/or new skills
  • Complimentary meals
  • Discounts
  • Free health screenings
  • Free parking in hospital ramp
  • Opportunity to make new friends
  • Personal growth
  • Spiritual fulfillment

Who can be a volunteer ambassador?
Volunteer ambassadors come from a wide variety of backgrounds, but share a common desire to help others and their community. Student volunteers are teenagers 13 to 18. Guest relations ambassadors include retirees, former hospital patients or employees, homemakers, husband and wife teams or anyone else!

How do I begin volunteering?
Please complete the Volunteer Application and email to