Presence Saint Francis Hospital

Presence Saint Francis Hospital
355 Ridge Avenue
Evanston, IL 60202

Volunteers at Presence Saint Francis Hospital are special people, called to this service of healing ministry—where the gift, the power and the worth of one person’s care for another are as important as the technology we use in the healing process. Get started by filling out the online application.


Who can volunteer?

Caring people who seek to share their time, talent and love with others and are at least 16 years of age, can become a member of Presence Saint Francis Hospital’s volunteer family. A medical release with proof of immunizations, TB screening, and background investigation is required.

Whenever possible, we ask that volunteers provide a minimum of four hours of service each week for at least a three month period (approximately 50 hours). Every effort will be made to find the service opportunity to meet your skills and interests.


Volunteer Activities

Volunteers work with limited supervision of the Volunteer Manager or a member of the hospital’s professional or nursing staff and serve in almost every area of the hospital. Placement opportunities include:

  • Patient Ambassador - be our patient advocate and assist our clinical teams.
  • Greeting and assisting our guests and patients.
  • Pet Therapy assistant with our certified therapy handlers.
  • Administrative support in various departments and clinics.
  • Emergency Department support.


The Many Benefits of Volunteering

  • Endless inner satisfaction that comes from making a difference in other’s lives
  • Meeting new and interesting people
  • A great networking opportunity
  • Free, enclosed parking
  • An opportunity to investigate the wide variety of career opportunities in the health care field
  • Volunteer service records may be used as references for schools, employers and may be counted as a work record in a job application.


Getting Started

Fill out the online application form to get started today.

For additional questions, contact the Volunteer office at 847.316.2255 or at Please allow 3 - 5 business days to receive additional information about screening, placement, availability and orientation sessions.

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