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Adult volunteers

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 wellbeing.

While volunteering at Abbott Northwestern, you will meet all sorts of people, and gain access to employee discounts and free educational programs. Most importantly, you will make a difference in people's lives. Also, you will receive:

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

Volunteer opportunities

Guest services

  • Lobby
  • Surgical Waiting Rooms
  • Flower Delivery
  • Gift Shop
  • Guest and Patient Escort

Patient Services

  • Patient Experience Cart
  • Surgical Services
  • Spiritual Care
  • Emergency Department
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy

Support Services

  • Special projects