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Volunteer Services

Covenant Health is a non-profit ministry that is dedicated to caring for all individuals body, mind and spirit. By volunteering your time and energy to Covenant Health, you will become an integral part of making a difference in the lives of our patients, families and visitors. Become a member of the Covenant Health System Auxiliary. Our Covenant Volunteer Program is made up of caring, compassionate people who are devoted to helping others and to helping us fulfill our Christian mission of healing. The Auxiliary members volunteer at Covenant Medical Center, Covenant Children’s, Covenant Joe Arrington Cancer Center, and Covenant Surgicenter, wherever help is needed. Hospital volunteers bring kindness to patients, families and employees with their cheerful dispositions and helpful attitudes.

Volunteer Benefits

  • Free Flu Shots and TB Tests
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Volunteer Appreciation Events
  • Preferential Hospital Parking
  • Discounts in the Cafeteria

Student Internships

Covenant Health offers non-paid internship experiences for college level students who are either a junior or senior by credit hours. These opportunities are rich in experience and allow for hands-on learning. If you are looking for a career in healthcare administration or want to gain experience at the bedside of patients before applying for nursing or medical school, we’ve got a place for you. Our internships offer a variety of experiences from administrative task to rounding on patients.

Requirements For All Volunteers and Interns

  • Background Check
  • TB Test
  • Flu Shot (during flu season)

Nurse Shadow Opportunities

Are you interested in observing a nurse at the largest hospital in West Texas? You’ve come to the right place! Covenant Health offers observation of our nursing staff located at Covenant Medical Center and Covenant Children’s. Observation is open to students who are 16 years of age and older. For students under the age of 18, you will be asked to submit a letter of recommendation and a signature from a parent.

Observations & Clinical Rotations

We are excited that you have chosen Covenant Health for your medical experience. Whether you are just beginning your higher education or into your clinical rotations and practicum, Covenant Health is a great place to begin! We have a variety of opportunities for clinical students depending on their stage of education. You must be 18 years of age or older and be enrolled in a post-high school health professions program, a residency/fellowship, or be a licensed medical professional in order to request observation/rotation privileges.

Contact Us

Volunteer Services
Covenant Health
3506 21st Street, Suite 305
Lubbock, Texas 79410
Phone: (806) 725-3309
lauren.orta@stjoe.org
Student Internships
Covenant Health
3506 21st Street, Suite 506
Lubbock, Texas 79410
Phone: (806) 725-4582
Email: hannah.fish@stjoe.org
Nurse Shadow Opportunities
Covenant Health
3719 22nd Street
Lubbock, TX 79410
Terri.morris@stjoe.org
(806) 725-0696
Observations & Clinical Rotations
Covenant Health
3506 21st Street
Lubbock, TX 79410
Natalie.bryant@stjoe.org
(806) 725-1377

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