Ascension St. Vincent's Southside Hospital

Ascension St. Vincent's Southside Hospital

  • Hospital/Medical Center
  • Emergency Care
  • Mammography
  • Imaging


Open 24 hours a day, 7 day a week


Teenage Volunteer Program Full for Summer 2020


Ascension St. Vincent's Volunteer Year-Round

Ascension St. Vincent's relies on the time, energy and commitment of many volunteers to help carry out our Mission of caring for all people, with special attention to those who are sick and poor.
When you donate your time and talent, you not only help others, you help yourself.  Become a volunteer today and you'll learn new skills, meet amazing people, and even make some friends.   
How You Can Help
Our Volunteers provide assistance in departments throughout the hospitals including:
  • Patient Transport
  • Lobby Information Desk
  • Waiting Room
  • Emergency Department
  • Gift Shop
  • Breast Center
  • Imaging

Volunteering at Ascension St. Vincent's

Ascension St. Vincent's volunteers work side-by-side with associates to provide the best experience for our patients and their families. We are always looking for friendly faces with big hearts who have the desire to help people.   


  • Completed application
  • Annual TB screening and seasonal flu shot (we offer free annual screenings)
  • Reference Check
  • Background Check
  • Interview
  • Training
  • Must be at least 18 years old


  • Free parking in the Dillon or DePaul garages on the Riverside campus
  • Meal allowance per volunteer shift, redeemable at the cafeteria or coffee shop
  • Free coffee or fountain soda from the cafeteria or coffee shop
  • 10% discount for over-the-counter items in the Seton Pharmacy, located at Riverside and Southside
  • Volunteer luncheons and educational opportunities
  • Recognition of service hours
  • Use of the Riverside fitness center with $50 yearly membership
  • 25% gift shop discount and a one-time 30% discount in your birthday month
  • Annual TB screening and seasonal flu shots
  • Free Club 55+ membership (must be 55 or older)


  • Gain experience working in the healthcare field
  • Earn community service hours for school and scholarships
  • Make a positive difference in another person's life
  • Interact with people from diverse backgrounds
  • Build self-confidence and leadership skills
  • Develop job skills like customer service, retail merchandising, accounting and general administrative work
  • Develop new friendships
    Assist with career making decisions

Service Areas

  • Patient Floors
  • Pharmacy
  • Women's Services
  • Gift Shop
  • Information Desk
  • Emergency Department
  • Food Services
  • Security


  • Completed application
  • Participate in an interview
  • Current TB test (we offer annual screenings)
  • Ability to give at least 48 hours during the six-week program
  • Attend an orientation session
  • Purchase a uniform ($20)

Volunteer Application

Click the button below and complete the form to apply to become a volunteer at Ascension Ascension St. Vincent's.

Volunteer Application Form