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Becoming a Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering!  Volunteers are an integral part of our team and share our commitment to provide exceptional experiences to patients, families, our communities, and to one another.  Every day you will find our volunteers going above and beyond, ensuring interactions are personal and positive. The outcome is a better experience for all.

“I volunteer to help others and to improve their day, my days are brighter as a result.”
– M Health Fairview Volunteer  
I volunteer to help others and to improve their day, my days are brighter as a result.” – M Health Fairview Volunteer

Getting Started

We are currently accepting volunteers at the locations below. To apply, click on an application or reach out to a member of Volunteer Services. We are happy to answer questions and assist you in finding the perfect opportunity.

The annual flu vaccine and COVID-19 vaccine is now a requirement for all providers, employees, students, volunteers, vendors, and contractors. Both the flu and COVID-19 vaccines are free of charge for volunteers and a volunteer coordinator will provide additional details on this process.

M Health Fairview St. John’s Hospital

1575 Beam Avenue, Maplewood MN 55109

Adult Application: M Health Fairview St. John's Hospital Adult Volunteer Application

High School Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview St. John's Hospital High School Volunteer Application

E-mail volunteer services coordinator: Julie Slipka

M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital

6401 France Avenue, Edina MN 55435

Adult Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital Adult Volunteer Application

High School Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital High School Volunteer Application

E-mail volunteer services coordinators, Michele Sahar or Nancy Schaber

M Health Fairview Lakes Medical Center

5200 Fairview Boulevard, Wyoming MN 55092

Adult Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview Lakes Medical Center Adult Volunteer Application

High School Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview Lakes Medical Center High School Volunteer Application

E-mail volunteer services coordinators: Katie Swanson

M Health Fairview Northland Medical Center

911 Northland Drive, Princeton MN 55371

Adult Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview Northland Medical Center Adult Volunteer Application

High School Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview Northland Medical Center High School Volunteer Application

E-mail volunteer services coordinators: Katie Swanson

M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital

201 East Nicollet Boulevard, Burnsville MN 55337

Adult Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital Adult Volunteer Application

High School Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview Ridges Application

E-mail volunteer services coordinators: Deb Hummel or Diane Johnson.

M Health Fairview Woodwinds Hospital

1925 Woodwinds Drive, Woodbury MN 55125

Adult Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview Woodwinds Hospital Adult Volunteer Application

High School Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview Woodwinds Hospital High School Volunteer Application

E-mail volunteer services coordinators: Julie Slipka

M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital

2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis MN 55454

Adult Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview UMMCH Adult Volunteer Application

E-mail volunteer services coordinators: Samantha Anderson

M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center - East Bank

500 Harvard Street, Minneapolis MN 55455

Adult Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview UMMC Adult Volunteer Application

E-mail volunteer services coordinators, Deb Young or Kathleen Baynes

M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank

2450 Riverside Avenue, Minneapolis MN 55454

Adult Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview UMMC Adult Volunteer Application

High School Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview UMMC High School Volunteer Application

E-mail volunteer services coordinators: Jean Murray

Frequently Asked Questions

Are You a Good Fit?

We are seeking volunteers that are at least 15 years old and meet the following criteria:

Reliable

  • You are reliable, since our patients, families and staff count on you to be here when you are scheduled.
  • Many of our roles function fairly independently.  Volunteers who are the  most successful are the ones who take initiative and are proactive.
  • Commit to a minimum of 100 hours over several months.

Positive Attitude

  • You have a professional and positive attitude.
  • The patients and families we serve are likely feeling stressed and overwhelmed.  The empathy and compassion you provide make a difference in their experience.

Service-Oriented

Each task or interaction, no matter how big or small, can positively impact someone’s experience.  Volunteers with a service-oriented mindset can help make a positive impact.

Information Center for Current Volunteers

Click on you volunteer location in order to: log your volunteer hours, check your schedule and pick up open shifts, manage your contact information, and access mandatory annual education and other training.

M Health Fairview Lakes Medical Center

M Health Fairview Northland Medical Center

M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital 

M Health Fairview Saint John's Hospital 

M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital

M Health Fairview University of Minnesota

M Health Fairview Woodwinds Hospital

M Health Fairview Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital