You are crucial to our mission

The University Hospital Foundation believes in the power of generosity to seek bold solutions for seemingly insurmountable health conditions, and raises funds to advance patient care, research and healthcare innovation at the University of Alberta Hospital, the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and the Kaye Edmonton Clinic. We are grateful to our dedicated volunteers who share their time and talents to advance our mission.

Why Volunteer at UHF?

About UHF

When you volunteer for the University Hospital Foundation you are joining a team that values working together to advance the health of Albertans.

When it comes to making a difference, our volunteers are critical to advancing excellence at the University of Alberta Hospital site – from our dedicated Board Members, and the volunteers who help ensure our operations run smoothly, to the 2,000 volunteers who bring the Festival of Trees to life each year, and the volunteers who make our community events successful.

Volunteers are the heart and soul of what we do.

Volunteer with UHF

For more information on volunteering with the University Hospital Foundation please contact the events team. email

Volunteer with AHS

Interested in volunteering at the University of Alberta Hospital. More information about volunteering with the hospital can be found through Alberta Health Services. AHS Resources

Careers with UHF

Join our team and make a transformational difference! View our current job opportunities. Careers

Volunteering Makes A Difference

What role do volunteers play at UHF?

Patients and their families are impacted everyday by the contributions our volunteers make to the University Hospital Foundation.

What are the benefits of volunteering with UHF?

Not only will you give back to your community and help change and save lives at the University of Alberta Hospital, volunteering with UHF is an excellent way to learn and develop useful skills, explore a new career, meet new people and make new friends.

A thank you message to our volunteers

Dr. Jodi L. Abbott, President & CEO of the University Hospital Foundation thanks our incredible volunteers during National Volunteer Week.

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Dawn, Festival of Trees Volunteer

I feel very privileged to be able to do what I do. I get far more out of it than I give.

Together We Can
Transform Health

Ways to Give