- In The Community
- IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Foundation
- History of IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital
- Mission, Vision & Values
- Volunteer Opportunities
For more information about volunteering at Indiana University Health Ball Memorial Hospital, contact IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Volunteer Resources at 765.747.3274. You can also fill out an application and mail it to:
IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Volunteer Resources
2401 University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47303
Volunteers are men, women and teenagers from all walks of life. They are retirees, former patients, homemakers, husband-and-wife teams, professionals and students. And each one helps to enhance the services offered to patients, as well as augment our professional staff.
Opportunities to volunteer at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital are available in many areas:
- Greeter desks
- Patient Transport
- Cuddler program
- Retail Opportunities—Gift Shop, Cancer Center Boutique
- Clerical support
- Special Services—Library of Life, Love and Laughter, Spiritual Care and Chaplaincy Services
- IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital Auxiliary- special service projects
Volunteers work in patient and non-patient areas, with placement made according to the volunteers' interests and the hospital's needs.
Would your community service group, church, or social club like to hear more about volunteer opportunities at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital? Please call us to schedule a volunteer services speaker for your next meeting at 765.747.3274.
Volunteering Frequently Asked Questions
When do volunteers work?
Volunteers are needed seven days a week, mornings, afternoons and evenings, but they usually work once or twice a week, three to four hours at a time.
How will I know what to do?
All new volunteers go through an interview process and a half-day orientation to familiarize themselves with IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital and the operations of Volunteer Resources. In addition, volunteers must meet certain health specifications. This is explained in orientation.
What do you receive for volunteering?
In addition to the personal satisfaction volunteers receive through their work, Volunteer Resources sponsors a formal recognition program.