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Giving & Participating

Volunteer to Make a Difference

If you are looking for a rewarding way to help children while also showing your support and appreciation of Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, we are looking for you. Being a volunteer at Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is a great way to get involved.

Volunteers make a tremendous impact in the lives of our patients and their families. There are many volunteering opportunities available, including:

  • Volunteering at the hospital
  • Volunteering at fundraising events
  • Joining the Patient and Family Advisory Council

Volunteering at the Hospital

Please download, read and complete the volunteer application. To schedule an interview, please call Volunteer Services at 954-265-5940. Please bring a copy of your completed application to the interview.

Teenagers interested in volunteering should call 954-265-0192 to schedule an interview. There are several opportunities available that will help you gain life experiences in many areas.

We believe in matching our volunteers and assignments, based on skills and interests. Interviews are conducted to ensure an appropriate placement.

Our volunteers:

  • Greet visitors as they arrive and register
  • Escort families around the hospital
  • Provide office administrative support
  • Help visitors and families in the Family Resource Centers and Family Rooms
  • Assess the comfort needs of families on the many units
  • Help patients with their academic work in our classroom
  • Assist our Child Life Specialists in playrooms and teen rooms
  • And do much more

Joining the Patient and Family Advisory Council

As a Patient and Family Advisory Council member, you can help identify issues that are more important to patients and families than healthcare professionals may have realized. To learn more about this rewarding program, click here and download an application.