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Volunteer at Avera Sacred Heart

Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of patients, visitors and staff? Volunteering is the perfect opportunity. Giving to others feels good, perpetuates the spirit of caring and puts faith into action. Avera Sacred Heart volunteers serve in the hospital, hospice and at Avera Majestic Bluffs.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Welcome desk receptionists
  • Patient escorts
  • Hospice volunteers
  • Activities and visitation volunteers at Avera Majestic Bluffs
  • TEAM
  • Pastoral care eucharistic ministers
  • Emergency department assistants

Experience the joy and satisfaction of helping others. Plus, volunteering promotes your own good health and well-being – physically, emotionally and spiritually.

As Kahlil Gibran said, "You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give."

If you are at least 14 years of age, take the first step by contacting Volunteer Services at 605-668-8104. Or, download and print the online application and mail it to:

Director of Volunteer Services
Avera Sacred Heart Hospital
501 Summit
Yankton, SD 57078

After we receive your application, we’ll meet with you to discuss your interests and availability. Additional information is required before scheduling including a confidentiality agreement, policy review form, and proof of immunizations.  

Moving Health Forward

Avera is a health ministry rooted in the Gospel. Our mission is to make a positive impact in the lives and health of persons and communities by providing quality services guided by Christian values.

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