Medical Center

Volunteers augment the mission of Texas Children's in their support of patients and families. Volunteers make a commitment to volunteer once a week for 2-3 consecutive hours for a minimum of 6 months. Prospective volunteers are strongly encouraged to consider the time commitment, consistency and dedication necessary to make the volunteer experience beneficial to both you as a volunteer and to the patients, families and hospital staff we serve.

While we do not offer opportunities for clinical exposure or shadowing hospital staff, volunteers support patients, families and staff through various service assignments.

Become a Texas Children's Hospital Volunteer for Medical Center Campus:


2019 Summer University Student Volunteer Program

The Summer University Student Volunteer Program (SUS) is an opportunity for full time college and graduate students to volunteer at Texas Children’s Hospital during the summer months. SUS Volunteers help Texas Children’s elevate the level of care we provide by supporting patients and families through a variety of volunteer assignments.

Although the program does not offer opportunities with clinical exposure or medical professional shadowing, SUS volunteers do have the opportunity to assist in various assignments where interaction with patients and staff are involved.

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2019 Summer University Student Volunteer Program.
Please check back with us in January 2020 for more information about volunteer opportunities for college students.

Junior Volunteer Program

Texas Children’s Hospital Junior Volunteer Program is a great opportunity for high school students at least 15 years of age, to gain experience providing customer service and support to patients and their families in a Hospital setting. While we do not offer opportunities for clinical exposure or shadowing a medical professional. Junior Volunteers will learn about the healthcare environment through certain assignments.

We are no longer accepting applications for the 2019 Summer Junior Program.
Please check this website in August 2019 for more information about volunteer opportunities for high school students.

Contact Volunteer Services - Medical Center


Pavilion for Women

Texas Children's Pavilion for Women provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert healthcare at every stage of their lives. Volunteers are an integral part of the healthcare team, lending their unique skills and talents and providing support to adult patients, families and staff in various capacities within the hospital.

Volunteers are asked to make a commitment to volunteer for a minimum of 3 hours a week on a regular basis for a minimum of 6 months. Prospective volunteers are strongly encouraged to consider the time commitment, consistency and dedication necessary to make the volunteer experience beneficial to both you as a volunteer and to the patients, families and hospital staff we serve. All volunteers at the Pavilion must be over the age of 18. Volunteer opportunities for teens ages 15-18 are available in the pediatric setting.