Coronavirus update

Thank you for entrusting us with your health care. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be feeling about coronavirus (also known as COVID-19). With your care and safety in mind, we are changing how we provide some services.

Your health and safety are our top priorities, today and every day. We are here to provide you with the care and support you need. We encourage you to stay informed about how to stay healthy and to learn what steps to take if you think you have COVID-19. For the most up-to-date information on Allina Health's coronavirus response, and the information you need to stay healthy, learn more here.


Weekly college program

Abbott Northwestern Hospital is the ideal place to provide you with volunteer experience, while giving you insight into the health care setting.

We offer flexible scheduling that can accommodate semester and class schedule changes. In addition, volunteering at Abbott Northwestern may even help you in your degree program. 

Benefits of volunteering

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