Those who are 18 and over not enrolled in college can apply to the following volunteer programs at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
This volunteer role leads arts and crafts activities in an outpatient setting.
Volunteers in this role will provide support and comfort to patients and families through interactive play. This role will allow volunteers to interact with patients in playrooms and/or at the patient’s bedside.
Volunteers in the Connelly Resource Center promote learning and reading activities to support patients, parents, caretakers, siblings and other family members.
Help patients to participate in CHOP’s television studio programs by assisting with show promotion, bedside call-ins, on-air show interaction and live studio audience coordination during celebrity guest visits.
Offer to engage children of all ages with books and reading aloud in an outpatient waiting room at a primary care doctor's office. Volunteer readers also help restock shelves with books.
Help sort, screen, pack, and lift boxes of children’s books in a storage room at CHOP Karabots Pediatric Care Center at 48th and Market Streets in West Philadelphia.
Volunteers in this role work with certified teachers throughout the hospital to deliver school services to patients at CHOP.