Houston volunteer opportunities

MICHAEL E. DeBAKEY VA MEDICAL CENTER

What Is It?: The primary health care provider for almost 130,000 veterans in southeast Texas, and provider of specialized care for veterans from around the country.

 

Help Needed: Participants in the Summer Teen Volunteer Program perform tasks throughout the hospital. (Application period ended for 2018.) Volunteers may also collect needed items.

 

Minimum Age to Volunteer: 14, with a maximum age of 17.

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SUMMER TEEN VOLUNTEER PROGRAM

During this 6-week program, volunteers engage in supervised activities in a variety of areas throughout the Medical Center, participate in military cultural awareness events, socialize with their fellow peers, and gain a greater understanding of providing exceptional healthcare for Veterans. Application period is January/February.

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DONATE NEEDED ITEMS

The Center welcomes donations of supplies such as:

Afghans (bed size) • Lap Robes, Wheel chair & Walker bags • New women’s pajamas • New Socks • New undergarments in unopened packages • New Caps/Hats • Playing Cards • Puzzles (new & under 500 pieces) • DVD’s • New/Gently used Board Games or Wii / Playstation 3 games • New/Gently used handheld games & batteries • Travel-sized toiletry items •  Combs, brushes, nail clippers • Books • Crossword Puzzle books • Magazines (no more than 6 months old) • Books on DVD/CD

Delivery must be scheduled in advance.  More ideas and information are on the Center’s website.

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