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VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System

 

Volunteer or Donate

Welcome to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Southern Nevada Healthcare System (VASNHS), VA Voluntary Service (VAVS) website. VAVS is the largest Volunteer program in the Federal Government and our history reaches back to 1946. VAVS Volunteers have contributed over 676 million hours of time and expertise to improve the lives of Veterans, nationally.

Within the past 11 years, the local VAVS has expanded services to all medical facilities within the VASNHS. These include the VA sSouthern Nevada Healthcare System Medical Center, Four Primary Care Clinics, the Psychosocial Rehabilitative Recovery Center (PRRC), Readjustment Counseling Service (RCS)/Veterans' Outreach Center (Vet Center) in Las Vegas and Henderson NV, Community Referral and Resource Center (CRRC), Community Base Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) in Pahrump, Nevada, Lauglin Rural Outreach Clinic, the Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City, Nevada.

 

Voluntary Service Needs List

 

Download the Needs List:

 

At VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System we rely on your donations to meet the unique needs of our Veteran patients.  Below are some of the items that we currently need. Sorry, we cannot accept used clothing items.

 

Year Round Clothing Needs
T-shirts (sizes L, XL, 1X, 2X, 3X)  
Socks
Diabetic Socks
Underwear (boxers and briefs)  
Women’s clothing (sizes L, XL, 1X, 2X, 3X)
Women’s undergarments in various sizes
Sweat pants and shirts
Shoes for Men and Women

 


Personal Hygiene Items

Body Lotion Body Wash/Shower Gel Combs/Brushes
Tooth Brushes Shampoo Magnifying Glass
Tooth Paste Shave Cream/Razors (M&F) Lip Balm
Stick Deodorant  Sleep Mask Pocket Mirror

 

Miscellaneous Items

Canteen Books Gift Cards Phone Cards
Bus Passes Bottled Water Decaf Coffee
Creamer Sugar and Sugar Substitute Healthy Snacks in Single Serving Sizes 
Puzzle Books - Word Search  Coloring Books Crayons
Reading Glasses Writing Materials Ziplock Bags - Snack and Gallon Size
Cloth Shopping Bag Tote Bags  

 

Donating To VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System

 

By Mail

 

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System  
Voluntary Service (135)     
6900 N. Pecos Rd.     
North Las Vegas, NV 89086

 

To make a credit card donation, go to
www.lasvegas.va.gov 

 

E-Donate

E-Donate Badge image

https://www.pay.gov/paygov/forms/formInstance.html?agencyFormId=52238064

 

Monetary donations are gratefully accepted and can be designated for specific programs upon request.  Please make checks payable to Agent Cashier VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System. 

 

Volunteering 

 

Volunteers provide many important functions throughout the Medical Center and help make our Veteran patients' stay more enjoyable. Volunteers perform a number of services and their talents are closely matched with one of our many assignments.

 

In these challenging times, our VA Volunteers are ensuring America's Heroes get the best care possible and exemplify appreciation of a grateful nation.

 

To Volunteer, call (702) 791-9134 to arrange for an interview to discuss your interests and skills as they pertain to our mission to provide comfort and care to America's Veterans.

 

 

Upcoming Events:

 

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System Open House

In recognition of National Salute to Veteran Patients
Wenesday, February 16, 2016
10:00am – 12:00pm

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System Auditorium
6900 North Pecos Road
North Las Vegas, NV 89086

RSVP by february 6, 2016 to Candace Siler at the VAVS Office at 702-791-9134

 

Thursday, February 18, 2016

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Northeast PCC

4461 E. Charleston Blvd.

Las Vegas, NV 89104

 

Friday, February 19, 2016

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Northwest PCC

3968 N. Rancho Drive

Las Vegas, NV 89130


Miracles for Heroes Concert
Green Valley Ranch Hotel & Casino
Sunday, March 20, 2016
6:00 PM

 

Volunteer Positions Needed 

 

These are some of the volunteer positions that we are looking to fill:

 

All Locations in Las Vegas as well as Pahrump, Laughlin and Mesquite are in need of volunteer drivers for the DAV’s Volunteer Transportation Network  

Hospital

  • URGENT NEED 5th floor waiting area
  • URGENT NEED Coffee Cart at Hospital
  • Information Desk Volunteers – Most Shifts
  • URGENT NEED Make appointment reminder calls
  • Mail Cart

Primary Care Clinics

  • Information desks
  • Escort volunteers
  • Coffee Counter volunteers

If you don’t see it listed here.  Let us know, we may have an opportunity to fill a niche!

If your group is interested in doing a special event, or making bedside visits, please contact Karen Cinnamon to set up a date and time.

    
THANK YOU FOR ALL YOU DO TO SUPPORT OUR VETERAN PATIENTS!

please contact the VA Voluntary Service office at (702) 791-9134

Contact

VA Voluntary Service
VA Voluntary Service Contact
VA Medical Center Room 1C207
702-791-9134

E-Donate
The Eagle Newsletter

Videos

Volunteer PSA video.