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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.




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:


35th Annual Volunteer Awards Banquet
Friday, April 17, 2015
11:00am – 2:00pm
(Doors open at 10:30am for seating)
Aliante Hotel and Casino
Scottsdale Ballroom
7300 Aliante Parkway
North Las Vegas, NV 89084
RSVP by April 13, 2015 to the VAVS Office at 702·791·9134


Download the Volunteer Awards Banquet Flyer




Monetary donations are used for the comfort and welfare of our Veteran patients. These include:

  • bus tickets
  • hygiene products
  • refreshment supplies
  • recreational activities 

Non-monetary contributions are used to make our Veteran patient's stay more enjoyable. Items which are accepted include:

  • books
  • decaf coffee
  • playing cards
  • crossword puzzles
  • new or gently used clothing
  • original CD/DVD (please, no casette tapes)
  • baby items for expectant mothers (new items only)
  • refreshment supplies (cups/plates/napkins/plastic utensils)

To make donation, please contact the VA Voluntary Service office at (702) 791-9134


VA Voluntary Service
VA Voluntary Service Contact
VA Medical Center Room 1C207

The Eagle Newsletter


Volunteer PSA video.