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Sioux Falls VA Health Care System

 

Volunteer or Donate

We've listed some of the ways you can volunteer below. However, if you have special skills to offer, please call us so we can discuss how you can best use your talents to help our patients.

Information Desk 

Greet visitors and provide general information to veterans and visitors.  Hours: Variable

Information Desk Assistant

Assist the information desk host/hostess by providing wheelchairs to individuals who need them, providing information as requested and escort patient to their destinations.

Patient Escort

Pushing patients in wheelchairs to their scheduled appointments and making other deliveries throughout the medical center.

Volunteer Van Drivers

Transporting veterans to and from the medical center to other medical centers and veterans' homes in South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa.  Driving could include trips to Minneapolis and Omaha VA Medical Centers.  Transport veterans from outlying areas to the medical center .

Rehab medicine volunteer

Assist patients with exercises under the direction and supervision of the PT/OT staff.  Also involves escorting patients back to their wards, cleaning equipment running errands and folding linens.

Summer Youth Programs

Volunteer opportunities are available during the summer for students between ages 16 and 18.  This could include escorting patients to the clinics, office tasks such as mailings, answering the phone, and running errands.  May assist with specific activities with patients such as bingo, birthday parties, etc.  Other opportunities for students ages 16 and older in physical therapy, the Rough Rider Cafe, and nursing service.

Contact

Voluntary Service Office
PO BOX 5046
Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5046
605-333-6851

E-Donate
The Eagle Newsletter

Videos

Volunteer PSA video.