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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. We continue to have new opportunities and invite you to complete this short survey so we can connect with you as additional volunteer roles become available.

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 Ridges Hospital

201 East Nicollet Boulevard, Burnsville MN 55337

High School Volunteer Application: M Health Fairview Ridges Application

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

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

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