Volunteer at Owatonna Hospital

Volunteering is a great way to explore career fields, gain valuable learning experiences and add to your repertoire for future employment and/or college entrance requirements. It is also a known way to increase self-esteem, meet new friends and develop new skills.

Group photo of volunteers.

Owatonna Hospital is fortunate to have a growing volunteer program that is always welcoming of new volunteers to help patients and their families. Volunteering is an excellent way to gain experience, discover new talents and make lasting friendships.

Volunteer opportunities

  • Fundraising Event Organizers/Helpers
  • Sewing Group

How to become a volunteer

  • Click and complete the volunteer inquiry form. After you complete the form, the Volunteer Services Supervisor will contact you to begin the onboarding process.
  • The onboarding process includes: criminal background check, health history screening, Owatonna Hospital New Volunteer Orientation and on-the-job training. Once the application has been received and background study approved, the volunteer coordinator will contact you to schedule a facility orientation.
volunteers at owatonna hospital

Volunteer benefits

As an Auxiliary volunteer you receive a

  • Discount in the gift shop on the day of volunteering
  • Discount at Mayo Clinic Health System Owatonna Optical Department when you show your Owatonna Hospital Auxiliary ID badge
  • Discount for over-the-counter medicines and on-the-shelf products at the Allina Health Owatonna Pharmacy when you show your Auxiliary ID badge
  • Membership opportunity at the Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute – Owatonna gym
sara hillesland
Volunteering is needed, and you just need to give back. What else can you do that’s more important than that? We’ve been a great asset to the hospital; plus, it’s just a place I love to come to...it’s so cheerful and enjoyable. We are blessed in so many ways.