Make a Difference – Join our Team!
Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer! People like you are an essential piece to the high-quality care we offer our patients and residents. There are numerous opportunities available so we’ll be sure to find the best match for your time, talent and skills.
How Do I Become A Volunteer?
For more information about becoming a volunteer at Lakewood Health System, please call 218-894-8851 or click HERE to apply on-line. You can also click on Documents on the right to download and complete the application packet. When completed, mail to:
Lakewood Health System
401 Prairie Ave. NE
Staples, MN 56479
Who Can Volunteer?
Lakewood Health System volunteers are those at least 14 years of age or older. There is no minimum time commitment for volunteers. Whether you wish to come every week or once every month, we are glad to welcome you as part of our caring and attentive organization. We have volunteer opportunities at our main campus, senior campus, Lakewood Manor and Lakewood Pines.
As a volunteer, there are a variety of positions available varying in the amount of patient contact and physical activity. Some of the opportunities include:
- Providing musical entertainment
- Clerical/office tasks
- Knitting baby caps/quilts
- Gift shop assistant
- Hospice program volunteering
- Visiting with residents and patients
- Many more!
How Will I Benefit From Volunteering?
As a volunteer at Lakewood Health System, you will benefit greatly, as will those around you. Volunteering gives you the chance to:
- Utilize your talents, develop new skills and explore interests
- Receive complimentary meals and snacks
- Receive recognition through events and awards
- Socialize, network and connect with people in our community
- Stay active and exercise
- Live a longer, happier, healthier life
- Make a difference in the lives of patients and their families
We look forward to hearing from you and having you become part of the Lakewood family! Lakewood Health System volunteers and our health care team share one common goal of providing “quality, personalized healthcare for a lifetime”. Because one person can make a great difference.