Direct Service Volunteering

The volunteer program at Indiana University Health Tipton Hospital furthers our mission of improving the physical and mental health of the patients we serve. Volunteers enhance the work of hospital personnel by providing assistance to professional staff and obtaining support in the community.

Volunteers at IU Health Tipton Hospital are both men and women, ages 18 and up, with many different backgrounds and abilities.

Our volunteers receive many benefits, including:

  • Pharmacy
  • Hospital cafeteria discounts
  • Educational opportunities
  • Health screenings and incentive programs
  • Recognition awards
  • The opportunity to make a difference for the patients and families at IU Health Tipton Hospital

Volunteer Opportunities include:

  • Information desk receptionist
  • Department assistant
  • Clerical assistant
  • Outpatient surgery waiting room receptionist

Additional opportunities are also available. Please contact us at 765.675.8566 or email datkisson@iuhealth.org for more information on Direct Service Volunteering.

IU Health Tipton Hospital Auxiliary

The IU Health Tipton Hospital Auxiliary assists the hospital in promoting the health and welfare of the community while supporting the mission of the hospital. The Auxiliary is comprised of the following standing committees:

  • Executive committee
  • Membership
  • Community outreach
  • Finance
  • Membership records
  • Program and meetings
  • Direct service volunteers
  • Public affairs advocacy
  • Nominating
  • Fundraising

Members of the Auxiliary raise money for the IU Health Tipton Hospital Wish List fund through sponsorship of special projects throughout the year, including scrub sales, book fairs, gift shop sales, jewelry company sales, South Bend Chocolate Company sales, and the annual picture project.

Revenues from the IU Health Tipton Hospital Gift Shop also fund the Wish List. The gift shop is operated exclusively by Auxiliary volunteers, including buyers, financial managers, display designers, and shop clerks.

The money raised for the Wish List fund is used to purchase equipment and furnishings for the hospital. The Auxiliary has given more than $349,000 in its 10-year history.

If you are interested in learning more about the IU Health Tipton Hospital Auxiliary or how you can help, please contact us at 765.675.8582 or e-mail shuff3@iuhealth.org.