First Impressions - Curbside Assistant
Minneapolis VA Health Care System
In this volunteer position you will have the opportunity to serve our nation's heroes by being the warm, smiling face that greets Veterans and their family members as they arrive at the Minneapolis VA.
First Impressions Curbside Volunteers welcome all to the medical center, provide a wheelchair to individuals needing assistance as they exit their vehicle at curbside, escort individuals through the entrances with a warm hand off and collect and stock wheelchairs at entrances as needed throughout their volunteer shift.
Volunteers must have the ability to stand for their 4 hour shift, have the physical ability to push wheelchairs, be able to hear and communicate clearly and can withstand hot and cold weather as the Volunteer is stationed outside the entrances for a majority of their shift.
With current safety policies and procedures during the COVID pandemic, all who enter the facility are required to wear a face mask. Additionally, Curbside Volunteers with be provided a face shield that will need to be worn, along with their face mask, for the duration of their volunteer shift.
Current openings for curbside volunteers are:
Monday through Friday, mornings 7am-11am
Monday through Friday afternoons 11am-3pm
About Minneapolis VA Health Care System
One Veterans Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417, US
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s veterans.
Minneapolis VA Health Care System is a teaching hospital providing a full range of patient care services with state-of-the-art technology, as well as education and research. Comprehensive health care is provided through primary care, tertiary care and long-term care in areas of medicine, surgery, psychiatry, physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, oncology, dentistry, geriatrics and extended care. The Minneapolis VA Health Care System provides for the health care needs of Veterans in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin.
We have a wide variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the Medical Center. Posted here are just a few of the open opportunities we currently have. Please contact us for further information or to inquire about other opportunities available.
Voluntary and Community Resource Service Department