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Gift Shop Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Broadlawns Medical Center Foundation Gift Shop

  • 6 people are interested

Join our fun crew as a cashier in the Medical Center’s Gift Shop!

A little bit about what you'll be doing:
* Interacting with staff, visitors, and patients and helping them locate desired gift shop items.
* Operating a computerized register system (easy to navigate; one-on-one training will be provided).
* Answering the phone.
* Taking payment for purchases and making change when necessary.
* Replacing merchandise from back stock as needed (no heavy lifting).
* Assisting in keeping the Gift Shop clean and tidy (nothing strenuous).
* Providing directions and giving non-medical information when requested.

What we're looking for:
* Must be at least 16 years of age.
* Ability to volunteer for a weekly shift.
* 6-month commitment (may be non-consecutive).
* Ability to communicate with people of all backgrounds.
* Familiarity with principals of retailing is helpful.
* Ability to count money and make change.

Volunteer Benefits:
*Annual appreciation luncheon
*10% discount on gift shop purchases
*Free small fountain drink, coffee, or tea from the cafeteria
*30% discount on cafeteria purchases
*Ability to park anywhere on main campus
*Free flu shot & Covid boosters (as supplies allow)
*Service hours

If you're looking for a fun and rewarding place to give back to the community by helping those who truly appreciate your time and talents, then this is the place for you! Come share your smile with us!

2 Shifts

  • 08:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Monday - Friday shifts available.
  • 12:30 PM to 04:30 PM
    Monday - Friday shifts available.
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About Broadlawns Medical Center Foundation Gift Shop


1801 Hickman Road, Des Moines, IA 50314, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Broadlawns Medical Center Foundation is to support the success of Broadlawns Medical Center by promoting the financial viability and the image of the organization.


Through the generosity of those who understand how critically important it is for everyone in our community to have access to high quality healthcare, the Broadlawns Medical Center Foundation Gift Shop supports the mission of Broadlawns Medical Center and its efforts to provide exceptional healthcare in medically-current facilities. Proceeds from the Broadlawns Medical Center Foundation support capital improvement initiatives, programming and services throughout the organization. The needs of our patient population are significant, and support of the Broadlawns Medical Center Foundation truly makes a meaningful and tangible difference to the most vulnerable individuals within our community.

Since 1924, Broadlawns Medical Center has enhanced the quality of life for the Des Moines community through its healing, teaching and compassionate care. Broadlawns Medical Center is the safety net hospital for Polk County, and Broadlawns is dedicated to ensuring that high quality healthcare is accessible to individuals throughout our community who have inadequate insurance coverage and for those who do not have insurance coverage of any kind.


Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine


We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts


1801 Hickman RoadDes Moines, IA 50314



  • Customer Service
  • Transactions
  • Retail / Sales
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Organization
  • People Skills


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Minimum of 4 hours a week.

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