Welcome to Volunteer Resources!

It's time to make a difference at Nicklaus Children's Hospital!

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital! Nicklaus Children's volunteers make a difference with the patients and families in the hospital and outpatient centers by providing comfort, care, and unexpected joy, and by supporting the professional staff throughout Nicklaus Children's Health System. The Volunteer Resources Department orients, interviews, trains, and places all qualified applicants who wish to volunteer.

We enthusiastically welcome individuals of all backgrounds and abilities, and offer a wide variety of volunteer opportunities to meet the interests, needs, and desired experiences of all volunteers.

Off Campus Locations

Nicklaus Children's Hospital offers volunteer opportunities at the main hospital campus as well as our outpatient, urgent care and rehab centers. All volunteers are processed at the main campus location through the Volunteer Resources Department.

Volunteers contribute to the following areas of service throughout the Hospital:

Patient and Family Support

  • Children’s Experiences
    • Bedside Buddies
    • Child Life
    • Pet Therapy
    • Radio Lollipop
    • Recreational Experiences
  • Hospitalist
  • Michael Fux Family Center
    • Hairdresser and Stylist
    • Massage Therapist
  • Minor Procedures Suite
  • Nurse Emergency Room
  • Nurse In-Patient Units
  • Nurse Intensive Care Units
  • Patient Access Admitting
  • Patient and Guest Relations
  • Post Op Recovery Room
  • Pre Op
  • Surgical Waiting Room 

Professional Staff Support

  • Dental Clinic
  • Early Learning Center
  • Employee Health
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Food and Nutrition Dietician
  • Gift Shop
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • IT Business
  • Laboratory
  • Learning and Development
  • Mailroom
  • Marketing and Public Relations
  • Nurse Administration
  • Outpatient Centers
  • Pediatric Care Center
  • Physician Administration
  • Psychiatry
  • Quality Safety and Innovation
  • Radiology
  • Rehab
  • Research Institute
  • Safety and Emergency Preparedness
  • Security
  • Supply Chain Procurement Material Services
Contact Us

Applications & Forms

For Adults RN Program

Please email your completed application to: volunteer.resources@nicklaushealth.org

Volunteer Handbook

Download the Volunteer Handbook PDF