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Get Involved at Lakes Regional Healthcare

Explore a variety of ways that you can get involved at Lakes Regional Healthcare.


Join Avera, the Upper Midwest’s health care leader, for an inspiring and exciting career. See what opportunities we have available by clicking the link below and choosing “Lakes Regional Healthcare” under the “Positions by Facility” tab. Search for Avera Jobs.


Lakes Regional Healthcare Foundation provides an opportunity for friends and supporters to share in bringing health and wellness to people in the Iowa Great Lakes Region through charitable gifts. To learn more or donate, call 712-336-8791.


Volunteering at Lakes Regional Healthcare is a great way to meet people, gain new skills, share your talents and give back to the community. Volunteers work in various locations throughout the hospital, in the Gift Shop and even within their own homes. Wherever they serve, volunteers add an extra touch of compassionate care to the patient experience. Learn more about volunteer opportunities at Lakes Regional Healthcare by calling 712-336-8799.

Summer 2019 Junior Volunteer Program

Lakes Regional Healthcare’s Summer Junior Volunteer Program is a great opportunity for high school and college students to experience the healthcare industry first-hand, learn new skills, develop their career path, and help others. To start the process to become a Junior Volunteer, you must complete and submit the application and parental consent form (if under 18 years old) by May 9, 2019 to:

  • Lakes Regional Healthcare
    Attention: Jennifer Gustafson
    PO Box AB
    Spirit Lake, IA 51360

For more information, see program details, email Jennifer Gustafson, or call 712-336-8799.

Patient & Family Engagement

Our Patient and Family Engagement team includes community members and hospital staff who meet every one to three months to discuss various aspects of care delivery with the goal of:

  • Improving the patient experience
  • Improving health outcomes
  • Lowering hospital readmissions
  • Reducing health care costs

If you’re interested in joining the Patient and Family Engagement team, fill out and submit the online form, download, print and mail the application, or call 712-336-8780 to learn more.

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