Volunteer Services - College Summer Program

NOTE: Our program is currently full. We are no longer accepting applications and do not have a waiting list.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Stanford Health Care!

Students must be 18 years old, high school graduates, and available for 12 weeks (between June – August). Students are required to volunteer for 2 shifts on a weekly basis (shifts are 3-4 hours long). All requirements must be completed prior to the first day of volunteering.


Volunteers serve in four ways:

  • Assisting staff in patient care areas
  • Providing information and service to patients and families
  • Assisting in an clerical or office environment
  • Providing Community Support (for example, work and assist aging adults)

Time Commitment

The minimum is 2 shifts per week (3-4 hours per shift) for 3 months.

Volunteering with Children

Please contact the Volunteer Services Department at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital by calling 650-497-8696, or visit www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/volunteer.

How to Become a Volunteer

  • Volunteer requirements will include the following:
  • Orientation
  • In-person interview
  • Criminal background check
  • On-line training modules
  • Health screening (TB test / vaccines)

Event Details

Twelve weeks between June and August.

Stanford Children's Hospital (Stanford Children's Health)

725 Welch Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Must be at least 18 and a high school graduate.

Call Stanford Children's Health: 650-497-8696