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Volunteer Claudia Carlton with patient Madelynn

Be a Hospital Volunteer

There are many ways to volunteer at our hospital in Memphis, Tennessee – from an ongoing basis to short-term.

Find the Right Fit for You

Volunteers are the lifeblood of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, providing crucial support services that are vital to the hospital and the well-being of its patients. Every day, willing volunteers donate their time and energy so that St. Jude can fulfill its mission of finding cures and providing care.

Filling a wide variety of roles throughout the hospital, the impact of volunteers extends beyond the immediate needs they meet. Whether they are playing games with children, serving tasty treats in the Kay Kafe or giving parents a much-needed break, their generosity leaves a lasting impression on all those they serve.

  • How to become a volunteer

    How to become a volunteer

    Whether you'd like to give your time on an ongoing basis or short-term, there are many ways you can volunteer at our hospital in Memphis.

  • Volunteer Recognition

    Volunteer Recognition

    Find out more about the recent accomplishments of our volunteers and the ways you can recognize outstanding members of our St. Jude volunteer community.

  • Volunteer Stories

    Volunteer Stories

    Read about the ways our volunteers and volunteer supervisors go above and beyond to serve our patients and families.

  • Volunteer Services Internships

    Volunteer Services Internships

    Apply for one of four stipended internships we offer in the spring, summer, and fall.

  • Hospital Volunteer FAQs

    Hospital Volunteer FAQs

    How long does volunteering take? What vaccinations do I need before I can start? Find answers to some frequently asked questions about volunteering at St. Jude.

  • VIP Newsletter

    VIP Newsletter

    The St. Jude VIP newsletter is designed to recognize our hospital volunteers, support volunteer clubs and report on volunteer department happenings.


Other Ways to Help


Come volunteer with us!

St. Jude volunteers talk about volunteering at the hospital and what it means to them.

Contact our Volunteer Services Department:

262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105-3678

Phone: (901) 595-3327
Fax: (901) 595-2720