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.


Adult volunteers

volunteer assisting visitor

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 well-being.

While volunteering at United Hospital, you'll meet all sorts of people and you'll be making a difference in people's lives. In addition, you'll receive:

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

Volunteer opportunities

Provide volunteer assistance for one 3-hour shift per week in any of the available service opportunities:

Guest services

  • Gift shop
  • Lobby
  • Patient escort
  • Surgical guest lounge

Patient services  

  • Courage Kenny PT/OT Department
  • Emergency Department
  • Eucharistic ministers
  • Medical clinics
  • Patient experience cart  
  • Pet Partners

Support services

  • Clinical/office help
  • Courage Kenny Joint Replacement Department
  • Special projects