Thank you for your interest in volunteering at UPMC Shadyside.
If you're at least 15 years old and meet all other volunteer requirements, follow the steps to apply below.
- Complete the online volunteer application form.
*Be sure to select Shadyside or Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) to ensure our volunteer offices receives your application.
- Submit two confidential references using one of the options below (Completed by any non-family members.):
- Paper Referral: Download PDF and ask two references to either mail or fax the form directly to the hospital selected.
- Online Referral: Send link to two individuals giving them instructions to select the hospital you've selected.
- Once we review and accept your application, we'll invite you to orientation where we'll discuss hospital policies and volunteer requirements.
- For orientation, you will need to bring a valid Photo I.D. and any required paperwork sent to you by your Volunteer Coordinator, including:
- ACT 34 Criminal Background Check (free of charge)
- CERTIPHI Background Check (free of charge)
If you have any questions, contact our office at 412-623-2017 or SHYvolunteer@upmc.edu.