Volunteer Services - High School Summer Volunteer Program

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

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

High school students (age 16 and over) who are interested in volunteering on a year-round basis starting in Fall 2014 should periodically check back for future updates.


Students must be at least 16 years old in order to begin completing the requirements. The next opportunity to begin completing requirements will be Fall 2014.

Volunteer Opportunities and Roles

Volunteer opportunities include: Gift Shop, Information/Navigation Desk areas, and administrative areas. Students are not allowed to shadow, observe, or conduct research. Students placed throughout Information Desk areas provide escort, directions, or run errands. Gift shop volunteers will be assisting customers, stocking, etc.

Time Commitment

The minimum commitment is one shift per week (2-3 hours per week) on a year-round basis starting Fall 2014.

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

Students must attend an orientation, interview, and training. Dates for Fall 2014 will be tentatively scheduled in August, please check back on a periodic basis.

  • Attend orientation / information session
  • Attend interview (in-person)
  • Provide health screening (TB test / vaccines)
  • Complete online training
  • Submit two letters of reference

Event Details

One shift per week (2-3 hours per week) starting Fall 2014.

Must be at least 16 years of age.

Contact Volunteer Services at Stanford Children's Health: 650-497-8696