Penn State Children’s Hospital volunteers.

Volunteering at Penn State Children’s Hospital can do more than change a child’s life - it can change yours, too. Learn about our volunteer opportunities, how to apply, and what to expect as a volunteer.

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Volunteer

Contact Volunteer Services for questions about volunteering at the Children’s Hospital.

Call 717-531-8278.

Become a volunteer

The first step is to fill out a volunteer application. Learn about the application process.

Find volunteer opportunities

Cuddle babies in the neonatal intensive care unit. Engage in therapeutic play with hospitalized children. Serve customers at the Gift Shop. Whatever your interests and talents, the Children’s Hospital has the right position for you.

See our volunteer opportunities.

See our superstars

Many of the volunteers at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and the Children’s Hospital find the experience so rewarding that they make a long-term commitment. Several have logged more than 1,000 hours. See our recent volunteer award winner.