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St. Jude Volunteer Community

Whether you are an individual volunteer, or part of a group that gives its time for a special project, you are a part of the St. Jude community. Here are some ways to connect.

 

COVID-19 Notice to Volunteers

For the safety of our patients and families, we are not accepting applications for new volunteers at this time. 

We hope to open applications in early 2022.  

 
 

Volunteer Community 

Each year, more than a thousand volunteers give their time and energy to make a difference in the lives of patients, families and staff at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. We value your service and thank you for your extraordinary commitment.  

 
Child and adult holding hands in front of St. Jude's statue
 

Success in life has nothing to do with what you gain in life or accomplish for yourself. It's what you do for others.

Danny Thomas 
Founder of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and ALSAC

 
 
 

Volunteer Support Clubs 

Our volunteers and staff extend our gratitude to members of the St. Jude Women’s Club, St. Jude Auxiliary and the Ladies of St. Jude, who support the hospital through volunteer projects and financial support. Learn more about their important work.  

 
 Sheryl Nienhuis with sibling Shaunna Sanders, sister of patient Trent Sanders

Sheryl K. Nienhuis Memorial Volunteer Service Award 

This honor is bestowed annually to hospital volunteers who exemplify the qualities of Sheryl K. Nienhuis. Learn more about this prestigious award, including how to submit a nomination.

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Volunteer Recognition 

 
Summer volunteers
 
Lifetime Member Volunteer, Marilyn Fleming