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United Hospital

Adult volunteers

A United Hospital adult volunteer helps with directions. To make the most of your volunteer experience, United Hospital requires 60 volunteer service hours within a 6 month period.

Benefits of volunteering

Volunteering can help you improve your skills, meet new people, build your confidence and increase your career options. In addition, research has shown that volunteering can improve your physical and mental well-being.

While volunteering at United Hospital, you'll meet all sorts of people and you'll be making a difference in people's lives. In addition, you'll receive:

  • flexible scheduling
  • complimentary parking, a one-way bus pass or one-way Metro Mobility pass
  • $7 meal credit per day
  • annual flu vaccine

Volunteer opportunities

Guest services

  • Lobby
  • Emergency Department
  • Surgical Guest Lounge
  • Patient Escort
  • Gift shop

Patient services

Support services

  • Special projects
  • Clinical/Office help


Volunteer Placement Process

To begin your volunteer experience, take these steps:

  1. Complete an online application.


  2. Complete and return necessary health forms to start the health clearance process.
  3. Attend orientation.
  4. Complete required health screening. This can be completed at United Hospital (no charge). Information will be provided at Orientation.
  5. Complete an on-boarding Shift. Information will be provided at Orientation. Please bring your calendar to sign up for this.
  6. The process to become a United Hospital Volunteer may take several weeks.