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Abbott Northwestern Hospital

Volunteer at Abbott Northwestern Hospital

For more information,
call 612-863-4281 or email us.

If you want to make an impact on your community or spend some time giving back to those who need help, consider volunteering at Abbott Northwestern.

By volunteering at Abbott Northwestern, you’ll get to make a difference in people’s lives. Volunteers from age 14 to 99 serve patients, guests and employees.

Volunteer opportunities

Adults (18+)
Adult Volunteer Program

College students
Weekly college program
Health Care Serve & Learn Experience

Junior Volunteer Application (15 to 18 years of age)
Volunteer application

How to become a volunteer

  1. Complete an online application.
  2. Once your application is received, you will get an email with upcoming orientation dates.
  3. Sign up for an orientation date, complete and submit the mandatory Health Clearance form.
  4. Attend an orientation session.
  5. Complete required health screening. This can be done at Abbott Northwestern (no charge) or by your physician.
  6. Complete an onboarding shift (information will be provided at orientation)
  7. Junior volunteers must have a Junior Volunteer Recommendation Form completed by an educational, spiritual or community leader. This form will be emailed to the applicant.

For current volunteers


VicNet online access for Abbott Northwesterns and West Health volunteers