CHI Mercy Health offers a number of opportunities for those willing to give of their time. There are two specific areas of need:
The CHI Mercy Health Auxiliary is a volunteer organization that renders service to CHI Mercy Health and its patients through ways proposed and approved by the Hospital Board of Directors.
Membership in the Auxiliary is open to all persons interested in CHI Mercy Health and willing to uphold the purpose of the Auxiliary. Various levels of membership are available. Nominal dues are payable annually.
Projects that the Auxiliary are currently involved with include:
- Staffing the hospital Gift Shop
- Organize various fundraisers throughout the year, such as the
- Masquerade jewelry sale, Books are Fun book fair, Calendar of Cakes and bake sales.
- Assist with tours of the hospital for elementary students.
- Greeting Cards
Money raised from projects go toward a monthly pledge to the Mercy Healthcare Foundation. Additional funds when available are either donated to the Foundation or used to purchase special items or equipment as requested by the hospital.
Meetings are the first Monday of every month at 2 p.m. and are held in the Health Education Center adjacent to the hospital.