CHRISTUS Health would like to thank all of our patients, their families, local business owners and leaders in the communities we serve for their support during our negotiations with Cigna. We realize this situation caused concern, and we are thankful for a resolution that allows us to continue to provide care close to home for all those who need high quality, compassionate care. Learn More


Let's help each other.

Lend a hand.

If you're passionate about community service, care deeply for people and have the time and energy, we'd love to have your help at CHRISTUS Ochsner Lake Area Hospital. Volunteer opportunities are available in various departments throughout our hospital. Get in touch, and let's talk about how can help each other.

Our volunteers donate their time and talents for a variety of reasons including a desire to help others, stay connected to the community and to meet new friends.

Our volunteers assist and donate their time by:

  • Answering phones and other general office duties
  • Assisting with hospital tours and special events
  • Greeting patients, families and visitors
  • Delivering magazines, books and flowers to patients
  • Escorting patients

In order to volunteer, you must:

  • Be able to volunteer at least 4 hours one day each week
  • Attend hospital and volunteer orientation
  • Have hospital/department training in the area to be worked
  • Adhere to volunteer uniform or dress standards
  • Adhere to our code of conduct
  • Be punctual and reliable, displaying dignity, courtesy and consideration for others
  • Adhere to our privacy practices

For an application or questions, please call: 337-475-4102.