Thank you for your interest in Swedish Medical Center’s Adult and Teen Volunteer Program.

Our dedicated volunteers are valued members of our Swedish health care team and an integral part of providing exemplary service to our patients and their families.

Our Mission statement is first and foremost; Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. It is a privilege to care for patients in their most vulnerable state, during difficult times in their lives. Our HealthONE vision is to provide exceptional health to every human being and our shared values is I.C.A.R.E – Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence.

It is our goal at Swedish Medical Center to provide clinical excellence and exceptional service to our patients, physicians and employees. The Mission of Swedish Medical Center is to provide compassionate, high-quality patient care that meets the caring and cost effective expectations of our patients, physicians, employees and volunteers and to preserve and strengthen the Swedish tradition of community service.

At Swedish, Our Patients Come First!

Our Volunteer Service department proudly affords unique volunteer opportunities to create extraordinary patient experiences with our facility consisting of Patient Ambassadors, 9 Multi-Trauma Meal Pals, Front Information Desk Customer Care Representatives, G.I. Lab, Pathology Lab, Level 1 Trauma Emergency Room, American Cancer Society Cancer Resource Center and Oncology Infusion Center, Radiology MRI, Critical Care and Gynecological Surgery Waiting Rooms, Gift Gallery, Pre-Admit Clinic and Ambulatory Care Clinic, No One Dies Alone Patient Vigil program, Denver Pet Partners Animal Assisted Therapy, Pastoral Care Chaplains, Second Chance Shoppe, Perinatal Resource Center and Women’s Services, Patient Visitation and Nursing floor assistance, Colorado Stroke Coalition P.O.S.S.E group and Swedish Family Medicine. All volunteer positions are non-clinical and placement is contingent on the applicants’ interests and the needs of Swedish Medical Center. Learn more about our opportunities>>

How to Become a Volunteer

If you would like to be considered for our Volunteer Program, please complete the Volunteer Application and the required Background Check form for processing and verification.

Ideal applicants for our Teen program must be self-directed, motivated and demonstrate exceptional customer service and communication skills and have a strong interest in pursuing a career in healthcare. Learn more about the Teen Program>>

Please note all new volunteers are required to commit to a consistent weekly basis, 4 hours per week, for a minimum of 6 months, 100 hours of service. Please note an application does not guarantee placement in the program.

It is strongly advocated that you assess your schedule (academic, employment and extracurricular activities) and availability to determine if you are able to fulfill this requirement prior to applying. If your background check is approved by our Human Resource department, we will then be happy to extend an invitation for you to interview and if selected, attend a New Volunteer Orientation and discuss individual placement opportunities. 

Contact Us

Should you have any additional questions, please contact our Volunteer Service office Monday through Friday 8am-4pm by calling 303-788-5656.

Applications may be emailed to or mailed to: Volunteer Services Swedish Medical Center 501 E. Hampden Ave. Englewood, Colorado 80113.

Thank you again for choosing Swedish for your volunteer experience!