The Philosophy of St. Anthony Regional Hospital is derived from the sponsorship of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration which recognizes the need for growth and change to meet our future community healthcare needs.  

We recognize our employees, medical staff, and VOLUNTEERS as our most important resources.

Why Volunteer? 

  • To meet new people and make new friends
  • To gain career experience and build a resume
  • To make contacts with people in a chosen career
  • To give back to the community
  • To have an impact
  • To be part of a team
  • To stay active
  • To be more active
  • To be needed and appreciated
  • To be a part of an organization
  • To earn community service hours
  • To help people
  • To gain experience and knowledge in a health care setting
  • To give back from a positive experience as a patient

Opportunities available for you to share your time and talents at St. Anthony

Before serving as a volunteer at St. Anthony, candidates will be given an orientation that includes a health assessment and TB test.

St. Anthony Auxiliary

The following volunteer opportunities are available through the hospital auxiliary:

Front Desk Ambassadors

Volunteers help to greet and provide direction to patients, families & visitors who come to St. Anthony. Front desk volunteers also deliver flowers to patient units.

Clerical/Office Volunteers

Volunteers help to assist with mailings and other general clerical duties in various departments throughout St. Anthony.

Gift & Coffee Shop

Volunteers prepare and serve food, and help customers purchase gifts and sundries in the coffee and gift shop. Shifts are scheduled in advance and hours vary.

Surgery Waiting Room

Volunteers assist by providing information/direction to the family members of surgery patients.

St. Anthony Foundation Volunteers

Fundraising Volunteers

Volunteers help to identify prospective donors for various projects, including major gifts, capital campaigns, planned giving and endowment giving.

Contact foundation@stanthonyhospital.org, or (712) 794-5223 for more information.

Special Event Volunteers

Volunteers help to organize and facilitate special events such as the St. Anthony Golf Classic, Rotary Hospice Softball Tournament and other events that increase public awareness and/or raise funds for St. Anthony Regional Hospital and Nursing Home. To volunteer, contact foundation@stanthonyhospital.org or (712) 794-5223 for more information.

Nursing Home Volunteers

Volunteers help to provide one-on-one visits to residents, transporting residents and help with activities, Mass and mealtimes; and provide help in the dining room etc. Contact Brooke Bierl, Activities Director, at (712) 794-5289.

Spiritual Care Department

Volunteers visit nursing home residents and hospital patients, transport residents to Mass, and distribute Communion. For more information, contact Angelo Luis, Chaplain, at (712) 794-5680 or email him at aluis@stanthonyhospital.org.

Hospice Volunteers

Volunteers help to spend time with those who are preparing to die as well as their loved ones who are anticipating loss. There is a 20-hour training program to equip these volunteers. Volunteers are also needed to help with office work (including mailings), Tree of Love and other annual fundraising events, and patient transportation. Contact the Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, at (712) 794-5279 or Angel Luis, Chaplain, aluis@stanthonyhospital.org,  or (712) 794-5680 for more information.