Offering a helping hand, sharing a joke or exchanging a smile are all everyday activities for a volunteer at Methodist Hospital.
There are many different ways to help out at Methodist Hospital. From working at the Gift Shoppe to helping patients relax with hand massages, you can help make someone’s day a little brighter. You’ll even develop new skills along the way.
We're certified as a Service Enterprise by Points of Light, the world's largest organization dedicated to volunteerism.
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Why do I volunteer? I guess I like seeing the direct impact I have on my community and being a part of something bigger than myself.
Joining our team of volunteers is simple. To volunteer, you must meet our volunteer requirements:
Our team will read over your application and contact you in 2-3 weeks. We’ll let you know what the next steps are when we talk to you. This might be a phone or in-person interview, reference check, health screening or background check.
Once you’re approved to volunteer, we’ll make sure you get the training needed to feel comfortable with your role.
Unfortunately, we aren’t able to promise a volunteer role to every person who applies.
If you have questions about the application process, please contact
I became hooked on volunteering when I first walked into the friendly Volunteer Services office. My life has been enriched because of this opportunity.
Our volunteers enjoy a number of perks for helping us out. Some of the benefits you’ll enjoy as a volunteer include:
We have many different volunteer activities. You’ll be able to find a role that interests you and fits your skills. Opportunities include:
We have youth volunteer programs for volunteers between 16 and 18 years old. Our younger volunteers can make a difference in roles like:
Reporting hours or picking up another shift?
"Caring and compassion are two of the critical values one can share with fellow humans. Over the years, when times have been difficult in my life, many wonderful people have been there for me and my family. Now that I have retired, I decided it is time to give back to the community. Park Nicollet does many caring things to help heal many families and I appreciate its work and its values. This is one of the main reasons I am volunteering."