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:


Summer Adult Volunteer Program

The Summer Adult Volunteer Program is an opportunity for individuals over the age of 18 to volunteer at Texas Children’s Hospital, during the summer months. Summer volunteers help Texas Children’s elevate the level of care we provide by supporting patients, families, and staff through a variety of volunteer assignments.

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

The application for the Summer Adult Volunteer Program is now open. Please review the attached guidelines for more information. Applications will be open until Friday, March 6, 2020.

Junior Volunteer Program

The Junior Volunteer Program at Texas Children’s Hospital Main Campus located in the Texas Medical Center offers a unique opportunity for teen volunteers to gain experience supporting patients, families and staff in a hospital setting.

The application for the Summer Junior Volunteer Program is now open. Please review the attached guidelines for more information. Applications will be open until Friday, February 21, 2020.

The information attached is for our Summer Junior program, which runs during the months of June and July. If selected to move forward in the process, you will be asked to attend a mandatory orientation in March.


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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.