Volunteer Opportunities | Ascension
Ascension Saint Joseph - Elgin

Ascension Saint Joseph - Elgin

  • Hospital/Medical Center
  • Cancer care
  • Cardiology
  • Orthopedics

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer at Ascension Saint Joseph Elgin and make a difference in the lives of our patients, their families, and our care teams.

Adult volunteers

Teen volunteers

Ascension Saint Joseph Elgin needs exceptional people like you to join our team of volunteers.

Volunteer positions are available seven days a week and include daytime and evening hours. Assignments are designed to balance the needs of the hospital and patients with your areas of interest.

Submit applications to:
Shannon Carlson
Manager, Medical Staff Administration / Volunteer Services
Ascension Saint Joseph - Elgin
77 North Airlite Street | Elgin, IL 60123
t: 847.888.3086 | f: 847.931.5698

Why volunteer at Ascension Saint Joseph Elgin?

Many people volunteer because they enjoy caring for and helping others. They are interested in healthcare, or are looking for ways to give back to the community.

  • Students and those interested in a new career can gain exposure to various parts of healthcare before committing to a college major or career path
  • Older adults find volunteering is a great way to stay active and know they are making a meaningful contribution to other people's lives

Age requirements

We accept adults age 18 and up. Teenagers must be at least 16 years old with a completed parental consent form.

Application process

  1. Complete a volunteer application (teen or adult)
  2. Attend an interview session
  3. A health screening for measles, mumps and rubella
  4. Submit information for a criminal background check and orientation paperwork