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Expectations of Family Advisory Council Members

As a member of the Family Advisory Council (FAC), we expect you to know this information and follow these ground rules.

Excellence in Patient- and Family-centered Care Award

Created by the Family Advisory Council, the Excellence in Patient and Family-Centered Care Award gives families an opportunity to recognize and honor care providers who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to family-centered care.

Youth Advisory Council Member Profiles

Here are profiles of the kids currently on the Youth Advisory Council (YAC).

Youth Advisory Council

Our Motto: We ARE the children here.  Who knows Children's better than patients? As members of Youth Advisory Council (YAC), we draw on our experiences to help Children's be the best place possible for kids.

Family Advisory Council

The Family Advisory Council is a diverse group of families whose children have received care (inpatient or outpatient) at one of Children’s facilities. They work collaboratively with staff to promote and enhance patient- and family-centered care and to improve the family and patient experiences. Learn more about our expectations of members of the Family Advisory Council.

Patient & Family Councils

At Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, everything we do is for the kids. So, we’re always looking for input from our patients and their families.

Application Forms

Competency Training

NOTE: This page is for current Children’s volunteers only. If you are not an active Children’s volunteer, please do not complete these materials.

Volunteer Requirements

Volunteer eligibility requirements

Volunteer Application

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Children’s Minnesota. Volunteers are an integral part of the Children's team, bringing a community of caring individuals to share in our mission of serving the most amazing people on earth.