Allina Health volunteer orientation

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Allina Health. All Allina Health volunteers are required to complete orientation, health clearance, pass a background study, and attend an onboarding shift before you begin volunteering. If you have any questions, please call 612-262-1780. 

Please note: your volunteer application and any submitted health documents will be retained for 30 days. Please be sure to complete the steps below within 30 days to ensure you don’t have to reapply and resubmit forms.

1. Orientation

Complete the required orientation tasks (takes about two hours):

  1. Watch the four training videos.
  2. Download and read the volunteer training guide.
  3. Complete the volunteer placement form and post test.

2. Health clearance

Allina Health requires all incoming volunteers to be screened for certain diseases. Please complete all steps on the Allina Health volunteer health clearance form (required to become a volunteer).

3. Onboarding shift

Once you completed steps 1 and 2, the volunteer office will contact you with information on how to schedule your onboarding shift. This shift will take place onsite and will last about two hours.

At your onboarding shift you will:

  • Obtain your volunteer uniform and photo ID
  • Discuss volunteer expectations
  • Shadow experienced volunteers (practice using wheelchairs, etc.)
  • Obtain your volunteer schedule