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.

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Call 507-497-3527 or email


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To protect the health and safety of our patients and staff, we have suspended all in-person volunteer programs and services until further notice. 

Learn more about coronavirus (COVID-19).

Volunteering at District One Hospital opens a whole new world of community involvement and opportunity. Volunteering is for anyone who would like to help others in a meaningful way.

Ways to serve

Volunteer opportunities

  • Virginia Piper Cancer Institute: Serve as a goodwill ambassador in the cancer center.
  • Information Desk:Provide patients and visitors with a greeting and assistance in finding their destination.
  • Angel's Attic gift shop: Greet and assist customers in making purchases.
  • Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute: Providing a clean, sanitary and well-stocked environment.
  • Diagnostic Imaging Reception Desk: Greet and assist patients.
  • Allina Health Faribault Clinic, Information Desk: Provide patients and visitors with a greeting and assistance in finding their destination in a warm, friendly and welcoming manner.

Volunteer benefits

As a volunteer, you receive a 10 percent discount in the Angel's Attic gift shop. Plus, all volunteers receive a complimentary flu shot; invitations to various hospital events, including the annual volunteer appreciation event for volunteering 24 hours-a-year; and a sense of contribution and accomplishment.

Become a volunteer

Click and complete the online application. Once the application has been received, a background study approved and health clearance is complete, the Volunteer Coordinator will contact you to schedule a facility orientation.