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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

  • Front Desk Volunteers assist guests by badging and in some cases escorting/transporting them to a department/unit. These volunteers also provide information on hospital events and services
  • Patient Admission/Discharge Transport Volunteers assist with the admission or discharge of our patients and primarily transport via wheelchair. This opportunity needs back up/on-call volunteers.
  • Badging Volunteers help make the process of badging our contract employees a cinch by issuing hospital badges from 6:30 - 8am or 6:30 - 8pm.
  • Chief Comfort Officers (CCOs) ensure patients' comfort during their stay with us. Volunteers visit with patients, offer amenities from quiet kits to books, newspapers, and playing cards to blankets, pillows, etc.
  • 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.
  • Medical Records Volunteers aid staff in the processing of medical records filing, copying, etc.