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Northside Hospital


Our volunteers enhance the caring and compassionate care Northside Hospital is known for, and we welcome you to join our team! If you would like to meet new people, build valuable skills, and take part in free educational programs and hospital events, please consider applying today. Our opportunities vary from patient care roles throughout the hospital including our Emergency Department, at the front desk and family waiting areas, on our patient care units, and in support of our professionals in Marketing, Human Resources, and in clinical departments. Volunteers receive a free meal for every four-hour shift as well as other benefits.

All prospective volunteers should first complete and submit the application below.

Adult applicants: Please complete, save and rename, then email the background check and photo release/confidentiality forms to:

Teens (age 15-17) applicants: Please complete, save and rename, then email the parental consent, background check, and photo release/confidentiality forms to:

Then please call Volunteer Services at (727) 528-5959 for an interview. A PARENT/GUARDIAN MUST ACCOMPANY A MINOR AT THE TIME OF THE INTERVIEW. Please contact Volunteer Services if you need assistance completing these steps online.

Thank you!

Volunteer Application Form

Download Teen Volunteer Program Forms (PDF)

Download Background Check (PDF)

Download Photo and Confidentiality Forms (PDF)

Our Opportunities

  • New! Patient Admission/Discharge Transport: Using a wheelchair, assist with the admission or discharge of our patients. Our busiest times are from noon to 7:00pm so choose one 3½ hour shift from noon to 3:30 or 3:30 - 7:00pm.
  • New! Badging Volunteer: Help make the process of badging our contract employees a cinch by issuing NSH badges from 6:30 - 8am or 6:30 - 8:00pm.
  • Chief Comfort Officers (CCOs) to ensure patients' comfort during their stay with us.
  • Care Concierge to ensure our cardiac patients get to all of their follow up appointments (these volunteers personally escort patients to all departments)
  • Emergency Department Concierges assist our patients with registration and keep friends and families informed when their loved one is being carefully attended to in our ER
  • Family Waiting Room Assistants are the critical conduit between patients in our OR, and Cardiovascular and Neuro ICUs, and loved ones in the central family waiting room