Become a Hospital Volunteer

St. Jude Medical Center is honored to have over 700 volunteers annually, providing non-clinical support to patients, visitors, and staff. Our volunteers assist more than 75 departments, from escorting patients and visitors throughout the hospital to running internal errands, providing clerical support, and more. Volunteers also help in a variety of off-site locations, including the St. Jude Medical Center Plaza, Knott Family Endoscopy Center, and the Outpatient Testing Center.

Volunteers must make a one-year commitment, with a minimum of 100 hours of service. If you are interested in learning more about volunteer opportunities and orientation information, please fill out the below form to email our Volunteer Services Department. Please note the following:

  • If you are in high school or are enrolled in college, please inquire about our student volunteer program. Student shifts begin at 4 p.m. Monday - Friday, and as early as 7 a.m. on the weekends. The minimum age requirement to volunteer is 15 years old and you must be at least a sophomore in high school.
  • Adults who are not enrolled in college should inquire about the Guild volunteer program. Shifts are typically Monday - Friday, beginning as early as 6 a.m., through 4 p.m.

If you would like more information or have any questions about the student or adult volunteer programs, please contact Kristy Dandie, Volunteer Services Assistant, at (714) 992-3000 x 2855 or Kristy.Dandie@stjoe.org.

Volunteer Spotlight

Duncan Johnson
Guild Volunteer of the Quarter

Congratulations to Duncan Johnson, our Guild volunteer of the quarter! As former Guild President, Duncan embodies true leadership through compassion, integrity and humility. His accomplishments as President are significant and numerous:
1. Led efforts to recruit new Guild members into the program
2. Member of the St. Jude Memorial Foundation Board
3. Worked with the Guild Board to update and modify the Guild bylaws
4. Featured on the video “This Is My Hospital” playing near the Gift Shop
Thank you, Duncan, for your contributions to our Guild program!

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