Volunteers at Northwestern Medicine use their talents to touch the lives of patients, families and visitors, and make a real impact on the community. Your warm smile, helping hand and friendly words can make a big difference for each person you encounter.

Prioritizing Our Communities

532 Volunteer Events in 2023

Prioritizing Our Communities

  • 5400 Volunteers
  • 257 events to address food insecurity
  • 98 events to address housing needs
  • 113 events to address education


Employee Volunteers

Team NM Volunteers in purple shirts helping put food into bags.

Northwestern Medicine has long-standing roots in community service and volunteering, supporting local and national organizations that are committed to building stronger, healthier communities. We empower employees by regularly organizing and providing volunteer opportunities across Chicagoland.

Learn more about Team NM, the Northwestern Medicine employee volunteer program.

Male and Female volunteer at a food bank handing out food.

Community Volunteers

Volunteering at a Northwestern Medicine hospital gives you an opportunity to use your talents to make a real impact on your community.


Volunteer Spotlight