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Volunteering at UPMC Northwest

Apply to volunteer at UPMC Northwest.

UPMC Northwest is looking for volunteers who desire to be of service, have compassionate hearts, and who will support us in carrying on our mission of compassionate care for the sick and suffering.

Volunteers include adults who may be retirees, homemakers, businesspeople, parents, and grandparents — anyone with talents to share. Weekday, morning, and afternoon shifts are open. College students also are welcome.

Perks of Volunteering

  • Free parking
  • Free bus tickets
  • Free meal voucher up to $5 on volunteer days

Other benefits include:

  • Helping others
  • Gaining worthwhile career experience
  • Making lasting friendships

Volunteer Requirements at UPMC Northwest

  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Attend orientation where a volunteer coordinator will match your interests and schedule with the hospital's needs.
  • Submit required paperwork provided by Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Have a valid Social Security Number.

Volunteer Opportunities at UPMC Northwest

See below for some of the ways you can volunteer to help patients, families, and UPMC staff.

Not all opportunities listed are available at all times. Opportunities will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.

We Accept Donated Items

For our patients and their families to use while in the hospital, we always accept new or gently used:

  • Magazines
  • Handmade hats and scarves for cancer patients