Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Services: 303-398-1126
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National Jewish Health has been consistently ranked not only the #1 respiratory hospital in the United States but also among the 25 most influential research institutions in the world in its areas of focus. A leader in respiratory, immunology, cardiology and related diseases, or mission since 1899 is to heal, discover and educate as a preeminent healthcare institution.

In the next decade, National Jewish Health will seek to be at the forefront of a new era in medicine. We seek to transform research and patient care from reactive to being proactive and personalized.

Fill out our online volunteer application.


Benefits of Volunteering

  • Knowledge and satisfaction that you are helping others in need
  • On-the-job training and career enhancement
  • Complimentary cafeteria meal per shift
  • Free parking
  • Annual volunteer recognition events
  • Invitation to participate in staff events
  • Influenza shots
  • Access to our on-site pharmacy
  • Access to our on-site medical library
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program


Becoming a Volunteer

Time Commitment
We ask that volunteers be able to make a commitment of four hours a week for at least six months (Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm)

Required Steps to Start as a Volunteer

  • Complete a volunteer application form and necessary paperwork. Fill out our online volunteer application. You will be contacted if your skills match a current volunteer need and opportunity.
  • Schedule an interview with the volunteer engagement coordinator.
  • Participate in a health screen and TB skin test or history at no cost to you.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check.
  • Participate in volunteer orientation and department training.

Find current volunteer opportunities.

Read volunteer testimonials.


A Welcome to All Volunteers

On behalf of National Jewish Health, thank you for sharing yourself and your commitment to healthcare and patients and families by becoming a volunteer with our program.

Since 1899, volunteers have been a key component of our institution, providing ongoing and dedicated support and assistance to our staff, the patients we serve and their families. No matter what your role, volunteers are a valuable resource and your time is truly appreciated. The essence of volunteerism is the spirit of service to others.

Our goal is to continue to serve patients while providing you, the volunteer, with a challenging and satisfying volunteer experience.

Welcome and thank you!

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