Volunteer assignment opportunities

Our goal is to provide you with a meaningful volunteer experience by matching you with opportunities that best match your interests and preferences.

Please make a note, we do not offer any shadowing opportunities.

For a listing of currently available opportunities, please see a volunteer application for the site you are interested in.


Above all else, we ask that our volunteers truly be interested in volunteering and have genuine concern for patients and families. In addition, we ask volunteers to adhere to the following basic program requirements:

  • A minimum age requirement is 16 years old and above. Some hospitals may accept 14 and 15-year-old volunteers – please check with the site of your interest.
  • We ask for a commitment of 2-4 hours once a week.
  • Participate in orientation, training, and in-service programs.
  • Follow all Advocate Aurora Health policies and procedures.

As a volunteer, you will enjoy the following:

  • Rewarding experience in a diverse and safe environment.
  • Recognition during National Volunteer Week
  • Annual awards celebrations
  • Free flu shots
  • Recognition pins
  • Opportunity to be involved in special community activities and events