The Junior Volunteer program is currently fully staffed.  We are accepting applications for the next round of on-boarding which will begin in January 2022.

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

This application is for prospective volunteers who are:

  • At Least 15 Years Old
  • Currently Enrolled in High School - If you have graduated from high school, please complete the adult application.
  • Have a Graduation Date of 2023 or later.


  • 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


Availability and Time Commitment



  • Fall: Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - Sunday, January 23, 2022
  • Winter/Spring: Monday, January 24, 2022 - Sunday, June 12, 2022
  • Summer: Monday, June 13, 2022 - Sunday, September 4, 2022

Each session, you will be assigned a regular, weekly shift (e.g., Tuesdays from 3:15 pm - 6:00 pm) based on the availability you provide during the screening process.  You will have the opportunity to change your shift each session.

For the fall session, shifts are limited to weekdays from 3:15 pm - 6:00 pm (or as soon as you can arrive after school).  Once you complete the fall session, weekend shifts are available for the winter/spring session.

Time Commitment

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

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.


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.


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 am aware that to be accepted as a volunteer, I must have a satisfactory background check, have a negative tuberculosis test, and be immunized for measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR), varicella, COVID-19, and influenza (during flu season).  Vaccine accommodation requests will be reviewed on an individual basis.   


I understand that submitting this application does not guarantee a position as a M Health Fairview volunteer.