Tri Delta Place Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

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 creative yet fun 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:

Individual Volunteer Opportunities

(Opportunities vary in availability.)

  • Family Volunteers will facilitate activities in the common areas of Tri Delta Place included but not limited to our general sitting area, toddler and teen rooms. They will make sure the Family Room is clean to in-house families as well as prospective tours and well-stocked with toys, books and games as necessary.
    Requirements: Must be personable and have the ability to function independently and work effectively with others. Two-hour shifts, Friday-Sunday, between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm.
  • Weekend Activity Lead 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 if needed.
    Requirements: Must be personable and have the ability to function independently and work effectively with others. Two-hour shifts, Saturday and Sunday, between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm.
  • Dinner/Craft Volunteers assist getting the dining room of Tri Delta Place ready for dinner, help serve meals when needed, deliver meals to isolation families 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. Two-hour shifts, Monday- Friday, between 4:00 pm and 7:30 pm.
  • Breakfast Prep Volunteers will assist the breakfast attendant at Tri Delta Place by utilizing infection control procedures while preparing individually bagged breakfast items for patient and family morning meals.
    Requirements: Must be personable and have the ability to function independently and work effectively with others. Two-hour shifts, Saturday and Sunday, between 10 a.m. and 1:00 pm.
  • Front Desk Concierge will support the staff at the front desk by meeting and greeting new and returning families checking into Tri Delta Place during high volume times.  Assist the front desk staff during the check-in and check-out process, with general clerical needs as they arise, families with transporting luggage to their rooms and clarifying any unanswered questions they may have. 
    Requirements: Must be personable and have the ability to function independently and work effectively with others. Two to four-hour shifts, Sunday- Thursday, between 5:00 pm and 10:00 pm.
  • Amenities Cart Volunteers will support Tri Delta Place families and guests by providing a door to door convenience service to distribute toiletries, crafts, toys as well as hot drinks and other amenities for families to make their stay more enjoyable and comfortable in the evenings. Working in pairs, our volunteers will use a colorful cart created in the image of a Graham Cracker box!
    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. Two-three hour shifts, Monday-Thursday, between 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm.

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.