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Volunteer at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

We are committed to positively impacting the patient and guest experience through recruiting and retaining dedicated volunteers and providing meaningful volunteer experiences. As a Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center volunteer, you will play an integral role at the first hospital built in the Texas Medical Center. Our goal is to ensure that your volunteer experience is as rewarding for you as it is beneficial for our patients, families, visitors and caregivers.

Volunteer Opportunities

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is a place where you can make a difference for someone in a time of need at both our pediatric and adult facilities. Console patients during a crisis, comfort a baby in a nursery or guide visitors to their location – the choice is yours.

Depending on your interest and placement availability, you can volunteer in any of the following areas:

  • Administration:Volunteers are placed in hospital departments such as Education, Human Resources, Internal Communications, International Services, Marketing, Public Relations and Volunteer Services.
  • Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital: Volunteers who are selected to serve at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital help our pediatric patients take their minds off of the hospital environment by playing games, reading books and offering supplemental help to the hospital staff. Areas where volunteers will be placed include the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Labor and Delivery, Women’s Services, Roger and Debbie Clemens Pediatric Wing and the Children’s Special Care Unit.
  • Clinical Areas:  Volunteers at Memorial Hermann-TMC may serve in various clinics such as Mischer Neuroscience Institute, Heart & Vascular Institute, Texas Trauma Institute, Cancer Center, Texas Liver Center, Breast Clinic, John S. Dunn Sr. Burn Center, Adult Day Surgery, Digestive Disease Center and Hyperbaric/Wound Care.
  • Emergency Medicine: Memorial Hermann-TMC is home to the busiest Level I trauma center in the country. Assist nursing staff in many capacities of the Emergency department by helping to restock supplies, visiting with family members in the waiting area and rounding on patients to assess their needs.
  • Hospital Operations: May work in areas that are vital to the Campus day-to-day operations in departments such as Pharmacy, Occupational Health, Food and Health Nutrition, Environmental Services, Central Supply and Admissions.
  • Information Desks: Information desk volunteers assist guests who are attempting to locate a patient or have general questions. They also direct visitors to patient rooms and other locations on Campus and in the Texas Medical Center.
  • Outreach Initiatives: Volunteers make reading material, games and snacks available to hospital patients and guests by taking the supplies to units, waiting areas and various Campus common areas. Outreach programs include the Rolling Library, the Snackin’ Wagon, Popcorn Cart and Game Train.
  • Patient Care Areas: Volunteers assisting in these areas work with the nursing staff and help the unit run smoothly. Areas include Elderly Acute Care, General Medicine, Oncology, Neurology and Trauma.
  • Special Groups: Many organizations and groups serve on Campus. If you are interested in special group volunteer activities, please contact the office.

Volunteer Requirements

Click each link below to learn the volunteer requirements.

Adult volunteer requirements (18 years of age and older)

Teen volunteer requirements

Volunteer Benefits

  • Free valet parking
  • Scholarship opportunities
  • Café Hermann discount
  • Gift shop discount
  • Meal vouchers (for those volunteering more than four hours in one day)
  • Free flu shots (during flu season)
  • Free TB tests
  • Letters of recommendation (after 100 hours of service)

Volunteer Application

Adult volunteer application»

Contact Us

Volunteer Services
Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital

6411 Fannin St.
Ste. C2-06
Houston, TX 77030

Call us at (713) 704-4141
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