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Our hospital offers volunteer opportunities for people 15 years old and older in Pensacola, FL. If you are interested, we would love to have you on our team.

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteers are an integral part of our healthcare team. They assist with an array of services that help our physicians and staff members provide quality, compassionate care to our patients and their families. Our volunteers use their unique talents and abilities throughout our hospital to make a difference in the lives of others.

Reasons to volunteer

Research has shown that those who volunteer lead healthier, happier lives because they:

  • Enjoy the satisfaction that comes from helping others
  • Meet interesting people and make new friends
  • Learn new skills and experience new ideas
  • Add to the quality of health care for our patients
  • Inspire others
  • Make a difference and have fun
Volunteer programs available
  • H2U (Health to You)
  • Pastoral Care
  • Summer Youth Program (volunteers must be at least 16 years of age)
  • Sunshine Volunteers (volunteers must be high school seniors or graduates)
Benefits we offer our volunteers

Our volunteers receive:

  • Annual volunteer awards luncheon
  • Complimentary meal tickets (valued at $6 each)
  • Eligibility to join Harvester's Federal Credit Union
  • Free flu shots
  • Health nurse services (medical evaluation and minor treatment for on-duty volunteers)
  • Orientation and other educational opportunities
  • Our volunteer services newsletter
  • Local and national discounts
  • Reserved parking
  • Volunteer uniform

Volunteer requirements

All volunteers must:

  • Be high school graduates (or meet the minimum age requirement for their specific program)
  • Be in good health and be able to commit to a minimum of four hours, but no more than six hours per shift, per week
  • Be available one to two days per week
  • Be available for a commitment of at least six months

For more information about volunteer opportunities at HCA Florida West Hospital, please call (850) 494-4188 or (850) 494-4961.