Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center

Volunteer Assignments

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.

Patient Companion
Volunteers have an opportunity to make a positive impact on a patient’s day. Brighten up someone's day with social activities such as playing games, reading books and walking for exercise.

Information Desk Volunteer
Help patients and visitors with information and clinic locations. Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, or 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m.

Parking Lot Golf Cart Drivers
Help outpatients in our large parking areas with access to the medical center. To fill this role, you must have a current drivers license. Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, or 12:00 noon - 3:30 p.m.

Volunteer Office Assistant
Help different medical or administrative offices in the medical center. Duties include filing, answering phones, and greeting and directing patients. Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, or 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m.

Patient Escort Volunteers
Provide assistance with pushing patients in wheelchairs to their scheduled appointments. Open hours.

Magazine / Book Cart
Sort donated magazines and books, and take the cart to designated waiting areas. Open hours.

Mail Room Assistant
Complete mail room projects and deliver mail to medical center departments. Open hours.

Selma Outpatient Clinic Volunteer Opportunities
For those outside the immediate Tuscaloosa area, the Selma Outpatient Clinic also offers volunteer opportunities such as Clinic Greeters and Administrative Receptionist. Just fill out the Volunteer Application and contact Jeffrey Bennett at (205)554-2000 ext 6601 for more information.