Volunteer at Northwest Hospital

Help provide patients with the compassionate, high-quality care they need and deserve as a LifeBridge Health volunteer.

Make A Difference

Our dedicated volunteers at Northwest Hospital are valued contributors in our mission to provide patients with the compassionate, high-quality care they need and deserve. They spend their time welcoming and assisting patients and visitors and doing other meaningful tasks across many key departments.

A volunteer helping a patient

Why volunteer?

Your work has a direct impact on those you serve. You will not earn money, but you will gain the satisfaction of giving your time and talent to help patients and staff at a busy hospital.


The benefits of volunteering include:

  • Sharing your skills, or learning new ones
  • Connecting with people
  • Learning about health care careers
  • Finding a sense of purpose
  • Improving your health from staying active
  • Increasing your happiness

What can volunteers do?

Northwest Hospital has many opportunities to get involved. Whether you want to work behind the scenes or interact with patients, there's a job that fits you and your schedule.


Here’s a sampling of volunteer opportunities:

  • Gift shop volunteer
  • Surgical services
  • Patient advocates
  • Sterile processing
  • Outpatient Registration
  • Delivering supplies

Adult Volunteer Program

If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering at Northwest Hospital, you can easily apply online or pick up a form at the front desk in our main lobby. Please note that all volunteers must undergo tuberculosis (TB) testing, receive a flu shot and agree to a background check.

Student Volunteer Programs

Through Northwest Hospital's Teen Volunteer Program (must be between the ages of 15 and 18 to participate), you can earn service hours that can be applied toward the total number of community service hours required by your school system for high school graduation.

High School - Summer Volunteer Program

Program Requirements:

  • Students are expected to perform at least 75 volunteer hours before their program ends. Hospital volunteering follows strict guidelines and there are many steps to the volunteer application and onboarding process. An application, interview, health screen forms and mandatory orientation must be completed in order to volunteer at Northwest Hospital.
  • Students are expected to wear their assigned Northwest Hospital polo shirt or smock along with khaki pants, closed-toe shoes and their volunteer badge. Students are required to sign in and out for each of their volunteer shifts.
  • A certificate with your total number of volunteer hours will be mailed to you at the end of the program, after you have returned your badge.

* We are no longer accepting applications for the 2023 Summer program

High School - Internship Program

Program Requirements:

  • The application process for the School-year Internship Program is now closed.