What can I expect?

What can I expect?

The St. Joseph's Children's Hospital's Volunteer Coordinator and supportive staff will interview, orient, place and train all qualified and enthusiastic people who want to volunteer. We are seeking adult volunteers of all backgrounds and abilities. We want to insure that you are of good health and able to communicate in English with the many staff persons and visitors of St. Joseph's Children's Hospital and if you speak a second language that is an extra bonus! Volunteers must also be willing to purchase a volunteer shirt for $20.

Some of the additional requirements:

  • Completion of application form
  • Attend orientation session (invitation only)
  • Completion of Volunteer orientation paperwork
  • Attend group training session
  • TB test and blood titer test drawn by the hospital's Employee Health Department (free)
  • Cleared criminal background investigation (free)
  • Retrieve badge, shirt, and parking pass
  • Coordinate schedule, placement and first day with volunteer coordinator

Some of the perks for volunteering at St. Joseph's Children's Hospital:

  • Free flu shots
  • Discounted meals in Season's Café (hospital cafeteria) up to $4.50 (adults only)
  • Discounts at the Gift Shop
  • Invitations to the annual Appreciation Banquet and other appreciation events
  • New friendships with others who share your commitment

Interested in getting started? 

**Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer at St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. Our program will be temporarily closed. Therefore, we will not be accepting any new volunteers at this time. Thank you for your understanding.**

Our Teen Program will be closed until 2016.

Donate to St. Joseph's Children's Hospital: St. Joseph's Hospitals Foundation