Volunteering your time at St. Jude can be a rewarding and fulfilling experience. You don't need to have special skills or talents to help. If you live in the greater Memphis area there are plenty of ways for you to get involved as an individual volunteer.
Volunteers help make Tri Delta Place a more welcoming environment for our patients and families. Opportunities include meals, activities, and more!
Group Volunteer Opportunities
- Dinner Donors are groups that donate dinners to our families and patients staying at Tri Delta Place. They provide healthy meals for patients and their families, as well as entertainment and educational activities.
- Craft/Activity Groups conduct crafts and activities at Tri Delta Place. Previous activities include paint parties, scrapbooking, karaoke night, bingo, etc.
Group volunteers help make Tri Delta Place a more welcoming environment for our patients and families. If your group is interested in volunteering in one of the above positions, please:
- Read the Tri Delta Place Event Rules
- Fill out the Tri Delta Place Special Events Sponsorship Application
Individual Volunteer Opportunities
(Opportunities vary in availability.)
- Activities Volunteers will facilitate activities in the common areas. They will make sure the Family Room is clean, presentable to the general public and well-stocked with toys, books and games as necessary. Volunteers ensure that all toys are cleaned and safe for patients and siblings.
Requirements: Must be personable and have the ability to function independently and work effectively with others. Three to four hour shift, during an agreed upon time, Sunday–Thursday, between 3:30 pm and 7:00 pm.
- Weekend Activities Volunteers support Tri Delta Place on the weekends by fully planning, coordinating, implementing, and leading recurring weekly patient and family activities for those guests staying through the weekend with another partner volunteer.
Requirements: Must be personable and have the ability to function independently and work effectively with others. Shifts usually take place during the afternoon or evening.
- Dinner/Craft Volunteers assist getting the dining room ready for dinner, help serve dinner when needed, and help with clean-up. They also encourage children to engage in a craft activity and help plan evening activities.
Requirements: Must be personable and have the ability to function independently and work effectively with others. A two hour shift between 4:30 pm and 6:30 pm.
- Amenities Cart Volunteers deliver many different kinds of amenities and amusement to the families. They use a beautiful cart built as a steamboat!
Requirements: Must be personable and have the ability to function independently and work effectively with others. Must be able to walk for two hours, pushing the cart from door to door. A two hour shift, between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm, Sundays through Thursdays.
The above shift programs are for adults ages 18 and up. It requires a weekly commitment of 2–4 hours, served on a regular day and time, for a minimum commitment of one year. For more information or to apply for one of these positions, please see our shift program checklist.