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Volunteering at Stanford Medicine Children's Health

We love and appreciate the hundreds of dedicated volunteers at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and Stanford Medicine Children’s Health. Whether they’re reading a bedtime story to a child, cuddling newborn babies or welcoming visitors to our hospital, volunteers are an important part of the extraordinary care we provide.

We appreciate your interest in volunteering at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. We are fortunate to have many people interested in volunteering. Registrations for our monthly volunteer orientation fill up quickly due to high demand. Please check back on our website to register for the next available orientation.

Volunteer orientation

During the online orientation, a description of each volunteer opportunity, as well as its availability and requirements will be provided. We will go over any necessary online compliance courses, health clearance, security issues, policies and procedures.

Interviews may be scheduled after the online orientation. Eligible participants will receive a link to the application after the interview.

Volunteer programs

Learn more about the different Stanford Medicine Children’s Health volunteer programs, the many opportunities each program provides and what is currently available.

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