Volunteer at Northwestern Medicine Evanston Immediate Care Center

Volunteer at Northwestern Medicine Evanston

Volunteer at Northwestern Medicine Evanston Immediate Care Center

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Northwestern Medicine Evanston Immediate Care Center. Applications for Evanston are processed through Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

Volunteer services are vital to our mission of optimizing the quality of healthcare for our patients. Our volunteers provide hospital departments and staff with capable, dependable and trained volunteers who contribute thousands of hours of service annually. Our goal is to offer a compassionate presence to our patients, their families and visitors.

Apply to volunteer

All applicants should complete and submit an electronic application. An automatic email will be sent confirming receipt of the application. This confirmation does not guarantee placement as a volunteer.

Qualifications include:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Pass criminal background check
  • Complete electronic volunteer application
  • Participate in personal interview
  • Agree to six-month commitment of four hours per week
  • Attend hospital orientation for new volunteers
  • Discuss TB testing, flu shots and other relevant inoculations with manager during interview
  • Provide immunization records for:
    • Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR)
    • Chickenpox (Varicella)
    • Tetanus (Tdap)
  • Read and comply with Northwestern Memorial Hospital policies, such as code of conduct, privacy laws and dress code
  • Obtain hospital identification badge and uniform
  • Complete on-the-job training for assigned volunteer service


  • Personal growth
  • Free flu shots
  • Increased knowledge of healthcare, hospital programs and services
  • Awareness of hospital community education and wellness presentations
  • Interaction with community-minded, service-oriented people
  • Annual volunteer recognition
  • Discounts at participating retailers

For more information, or if you would like to become a volunteer at Evanston Immediate Care Center or Northwestern Memorial Hospital, call 312.926.2070 or complete our online application form.