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Volunteers at Nemours Children's Hospital are a valued part of the care team. We encourage individuals who meet the requirements to apply for volunteer positions at our hospital. Many of our volunteers work directly with patients and their families. Others choose to work behind the scenes.

Our hospital is fortunate to be located in a community filled with caring people eager to help the children and families who visit Nemours. Contact Volunteer Services to submit an inquiry. 

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What You Can Do


All volunteers receive training to prepare them for their volunteer positions. We strive to match volunteers with the assignment, day and time that best meets their needs as well as ours. Positions are subject to availability.

Here are just a few of the volunteer positions that are available at Nemours Children’s Hospital:
  • greeters
  • Child Life
  • Emergency Department
  • Family Resource Center
  • medical imaging
  • therapy services
  • animal assisted activities
  • administrative/clerical support
  • surgical area
  • inpatient room

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How to Apply

How to Apply


All volunteers must:
  • contact Volunteer Services to submit an inquiry
  • complete and submit the online Nemours Volunteer Application
  • participate in an information session an interview with Volunteer Services
  • complete health screening process, including:
    • tuberculosis test
    • a blood titer (blood test) proving immunity to measles, mumps, rubella and chicken pox
    • a urine drug screening
    • a flu vaccine during flu season
  • complete background screening process, including:
    • two personal references
    • a signature to grant permission for background check
  • complete a four-hour orientation process
  • make a six-month commitment to volunteer once a week for a four-hour shift
  • complete department training once volunteer position has been assigned

Time Frames

Adults and college students may apply at any time.


All applicants must:
  • be able to speak and understand English
  • be willing to learn the skills necessary to be competent in their duties
    and responsibilities
  • have a helpful and caring attitude and a respect for confidentiality


Becoming a Nemours volunteer allows you to:
  • contribute to your community
  • meet interesting people and learn new skills
  • gain invaluable learning experiences in a health care setting, as well as references and recommendations