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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Groups: Many organizations and groups serve on Campus. If you are interested in special group volunteer activities, please contact the office.
Click each link below to learn the volunteer requirements.
Adult volunteer requirements (18 years of age and older)
Teen volunteer requirements
- 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)
We are no longer accepting volunteer applications at this time. Please check back in August 2016.
Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center and Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital
6411 Fannin St.
Houston, TX 77030
Call us at (713) 704-4141
Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org