Some of the most visible and valuable people at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital are the volunteers. Together with our staff, volunteers aid in the endeavor to meet the health care needs of our community. Nearly 120 men and women from the surrounding area are members of Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital's Volunteer program, and they're always looking for individuals who share their commitment to service to join the Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital family.
Who Volunteers at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital?
Volunteers at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital are men and women, ranging in age from teenage to senior citizen. They are homemakers, students, retirees as well as professionals holding full- and part-time jobs who are interested in giving back to the community through volunteerism. Volunteers work in many departments in the hospital and have various responsibilities, such as escorting patients, clerical duties, and working in the various departments helping families and patients.
The Junior Volunteer Program
Interested high school and college students (age 14-24) have the opportunity to volunteer at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital during a summer program. This program offers young people a great opportunity to learn more about health care professions as well as the importance of volunteering.
The application window for the Summer 2013 Junior Volunteer Program will open in January. The applications will be available in the hospital gift shop.
Please note that a limited number of junior volunteer spots are available so not all applicants will be able to be accepted.
Nurturing Minds through the Scholarship Endowment
The Volunteer Auxiliary is proud to support the future generations of the Cy-Fair community through a $50,000 endowment with the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation. Funded over the next seven years through gift shop proceeds and private donations, the Auxiliary's endowment will help improve college access to graduates of the Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District.
Scholarships funded by the endowment will be awarded based on academics, community involvement, and financial need.
Donations can be sent to:
Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Auxiliary, Inc.
10655 Steepletop Drive
Houston, Texas 77065
Attn: Scholarship Endowment
Why Consider Becoming a Volunteer?
People volunteer at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital for different reasons. Some want to learn new skills, strengthen old ones, or explore career opportunities in health care. Volunteering involves communicating with people in need, keeping busy, sharing interests, and extending a helping hand.
How Can You Become a Volunteer?
Call the Gift Shop at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital at 281-897-3186 for further information. You will be invited to complete an application. Through your personal interview, the Membership Chairman will help direct your energies, talents and interests into the proper assignment. Before you begin, you will be required to get a TB test, background check will be completed, and you must attend a hospital orientation session.
New volunteers are expected to commit to spend at least one year volunteering at Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital in order to be accepted. Volunteers must be at least 25 years of age. Applicants under the age of 25 must apply for the summer program.
Complete an application today! (This application does not apply for Junior Volunteers.)
To contact the Volunteer Service Office, call 281-897-3186.