Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer at M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital.

This application is for prospective volunteers who are at least 15 years old and currently enrolled in high school. If you have graduated from high school, please complete the adult application.

  • Fill out the application in its entirety and click submit.
  • You will receive an email confirmation with next steps.
  • Please note, applicants are expected to complete all onboarding tasks within 30 days of their interview.

Name and Contact Information


Interest


Volunteer Opportunities

Please choose which position categories you are interested in.  Below are some examples of the types of positions in each category; these are not all-inclusive lists.

  • Patient Companionship
    • Patient Visits, Surgery Lounge, Musicians
  • Clinical Support
    • Staff Errands, Patient Discharges and Transports, Technology Support, Emergency Department
  • Administrative Support
    • Clerical
  • Off-Site Virtual Support
    • Knitting, Crocheting, Sewing, Crafting


Availability and Time Commitment

We ask all volunteers to commit to volunteering at least 100 hours.  For context, this is approximately one four hour shift every week for six months or every other week for a year.  If you can commit to this, please check the box below.

Please indicate the days and times you are usually available to volunteer.  We understand your availability may change each semester or during the summer and we will try to accommodate these changes with advanced notice.



Skills and Experience


Volunteer Experience

Current or previous volunteer experience is not a requirement to volunteer but if you do have any volunteer experience, please list the organization, your role, and the dates volunteered.



Education

Please list your school and anticipated date of graduation.



Demographic Information

We believe our volunteers should reflect the diversity of the patients and families who receive care and services at M Health Fairview.  By sharing your demographic information, you will help us reach of our goal of having demographic information for 97% of our volunteers.  The demographic information you provide will not be used to assess your fitness for a volunteer position and will only be shared en masse at an organizational level. 

Your full date of birth and the last four digits of your social security number are required for your health screening and background check.  If you do not have a social security number, please enter 'xxxx' in the box.



Parental and Emergency Contacts

Please list one parental/guardian contact and one emergency contact.  If you have a medical emergency, we will contact your parent/guardian first.  If we are unable to reach them, we will contact your emergency contact.



Additional Information


Message Preferences

Communication is essential to a good volunteer experience.  We encourage you to stay opted in to all message types.  You can update your preferences or unsubscribe at any time.



Confirmation

I acknowledge that all the information on this application is current and accurate.  I authorize M Health Fairview to verify this information as part of the screening process.  I understand that submitting this application does not guarantee a position as a M Health Fairview volunteer.