Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering is a position of sharing and caring, a gift of time, enthusiasm and commitment. It is a position where personal reward is reimbursement. At Indiana University Health La Porte Hospital, our volunteer program seeks to meet the needs of volunteers by creating a positive climate and ensuring that each volunteer has meaningful and challenging assignments. Our staff is dedicated to matching the time, skills and interest of our volunteers with the needs of the healthcare system and its patients.

Adult Opportunities

At IU Health La Porte Hospital, adult volunteers are asked to contribute a minimum of six hours a month. Opportunities are flexible to fit various schedules.

Youth Opportunities

IU Health La Porte Hospital encourages students 14+ to experience volunteerism in a healthcare setting. Volunteer opportunities are flexible to work around extracurricular school activities.

Healthcare Career Camp

Healthcare Career Camp is an IU Health La Porte Hospital pilot program that allows juniors and seniors in high school to experience several aspects of the healthcare field. Topics will include: Presentations and discussions with IU Health physicians, CPR certification, hands-on lab experiences and clinical department tours.

June 23 - 27, 2014

8 am - Noon


Application for 2014 Healthcare Career Camp

Return application and letters of reference by May 31st:

In person to IU Health La Porte Hospital's Main Entrance Information Desk; Via Fax to : 219.326.2451; or via Email to: anewman2@iuhealth.org

*Students accepted into the program will be notified the week of June 9, 2014 and must be able to attend an orientation the week of June 16, 2014.

Auxiliary Opportunities

The IU Health La Porte Hospital Auxiliary is designed to provide service to patients, administration and hospital personnel. In addition to assisting the hospital with service, the Auxiliary supports the hospital financially by donating proceeds from various fundraisers held during the year. Three types of Auxiliary memberships are available:

  • Active members regularly provide volunteer service
  • Associate members support the mission by providing financial service
  • Life members financially contribute one fee and may be an active member if they choose

Hospice Volunteer Opportunities

The VNA Hospice Care program continuously seeks new volunteers willing to assist with Hospice patients and their families.

Download a volunteer application

Please mail your completed application to:

Attn: Volunteer Services
IU Health La Porte Hospital
1007 Lincolnway
La Porte, IN 46350

Fax: 219.326.2451 or Email: anewman2@iuhealth.org

For more information about volunteer opportunities available at IU Health La Porte Hospital, contact Volunteer Services at 219.326.2338.