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Local Volunteering

Adventist Glen Oaks Hospital

Whether it’s reaching out to the family and friends of someone who is ill or enhancing quality patient care, volunteers are essential. Specific volunteer opportunities include delivering meal trays, answering phones and transporting patients around the hospital. See current volunteer opportunities >>

Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital

From transporting patients to different areas of the hospital, greeting visitors or working "behind the scenes" in our business offices, you can be assured that your time will be well spent. See current volunteer opportunities >>

Alexian Brothers Hospice

Here's a chance to provide patient and family support, bereavement support, office support, and other project possibilities. See more >>

Bolingbrook Christian Health Center

Their goal is to elevate the health status of the Bolingbrook community through interventions within a Christian framework that addresses the physical needs in light of social, emotional, mental, and spiritual health. Current volunteer positions include office staff, translation, and medical support. See more >>

Central DuPage Hospital (CDH)/Northwestern Medicine

Volunteering at CDH is a great way to explore the world of healthcare and learn new skills. There are a wide range of opportunities at the Winfield location including clerical duties, diagnostic imaging, and patient support. See more >>

Cornerstone Family Health

Cornerstone Family Health is a Christ-centered family medical practice dedicated to providing quality health care with compassion to people of all ages, irrespective of ability to pay. See more >>

HealthCare Volunteer

This is a non-profit organization for global healthcare and no formal healthcare training is needed to volunteer. Types of opportunities for trainable volunteers may include working as a medical escort for the elderly or helping as a patient assistant. See more >>

La Rabida Children's Hospital

A number of summer volunteer opportunities are available. See more >>

Lawndale Christian Health Center

Multiple opportunities are available within this program, including interacting with patients in the waiting room, doing outreach to patients, and assisting with patient classes. Volunteer Information Packet. See more >>

Lurie's Children's Hospital

There are many ways to make a difference in the lives of patients and families at Lurie's Children's Hospital. See more >>

Marianjoy Hospital

This rehabilitation hospital located in Wheaton has been serving the physical rehabilitation needs of adults and children since 1972. Volunteers can share their time and talents in areas such as admissions, patient transport, and pediatrics. See more >>

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Their mission is to help people with physical disabilities pursue healthy and fulfilling lives. Volunteers at RIC touch the lives of patients and families while providing opportunities for personal growth, enrichment and satisfaction. See more >>

Ronald McDonald House

Provides support and assistance to families of hospitalized children. See more >>

Wellness House

Wellness House in Hinsdale utilizes hundreds of volunteers each year to make those on the cancer journey feel better inside. Wellness House offers one time and regularly scheduled volunteering opportunities at their front desk and for special events. See more >> 

Willow Creek Community Church Care Center

Assist professionals in providing vision and dental care to individuals visiting the care center. Additional volunteer roles outside of a health field are also available. See more >>

World Relief DuPage

Join with churches and other volunteers to serve over 5,500 refugees and immigrants. Help advocate for a family’s medical well-being, transport individuals to appointments, and teach refugees how to navigate the American medical system. See more >>