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Work with us

At the VA Altoona Healthcare System, you can make a difference for the nearly 30,000 Veterans we serve while you work or volunteer with us. You can give back to America’s heroes and improve their lives.

Jobs and careers

Build your career with us at Altoona health care, where you’ll become part of the nation’s largest health care team, earn great benefits, and enjoy a balanced lifestyle. Working with us is much more than a career. It’s about a passion for serving Veterans. We want to help you develop your talents as you realize the greatest possible impact.

You can visit USAJOBS to see all of our current openings, and visit our Jobs and Careers page to learn more about the application process. Don’t worry, we’ll walk you through it.

Volunteer or donate

Give the special gift of time, money, or needed items to make a difference in the lives of Altoona Veterans. As one of our more than 200 volunteers, you can make our patients’ visits more enjoyable. Your donations also can impact many lives in unexpected ways. 

Learn more about volunteering or donating

Internships & Residencies

Each year, we help university and post-graduate students complete their training and pursue their careers. Find the opportunities that are right for you.

Visit our Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Residency Page
Post-Baccalaureate Registered Nurse Residency Page

Doing business with Altoona health care

If you’re a vendor or contractor looking to work with Altoona health care, please get a sense of our needs and whom we serve. Learn more about  VISN 4 and VA Altoona Health Care.