Wawa Volunteer Services

Application notice

We are not accepting volunteer applications at this time. Please check back again in the near future for additional volunteer updates.

 

Wawa Volunteer Center The volunteers who donate their time to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia play an important role in the experience of our patients and families. They work alongside healthcare professionals, help in clinical and non-clinical areas, and support the Hospital's mission to care for not just the patient, but the entire family. Review some of the volunteer opportunities available at CHOP.

Gerald B. Schreiber Pet Therapy program

This program gives children the opportunity to interact safely with the dogs and receive their unconditional love and acceptance in the hopes of making the hospital environment more comfortable and less stressful. Learn more about pet therapy opportunities.

Energy Therapist (Reiki or Healing Touch)

Location: Main Hospital

Volunteer Opportunity

This new role at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will provide reiki for caregivers on a regular basis. Volunteer reiki instructors will facilitate sessions to help the body attain a natural state of balance, promoting relief for stress and anxiety. In this role, you will help our caregivers to accomplish this connection by guiding them through a session comprised of relaxation and focus.

Volunteer instructors must have a second-degree reiki or above and be able to provide certification.

Request more information via email.

Yoga Instructor Volunteer

Location: Main Campus

Volunteer Opportunity

This new role at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia will bring the practice of yoga to caregivers and provide them a place to relax on a regular basis. Volunteer Yoga Instructors will facilitate classes to improve strength, flexibility, balance and mindfulness. In this role, you will help our caregivers to accomplish this by guiding them through a class or session comprised of physical exercises, breathing work and mental focus.

Volunteer instructors must have Yoga Alliance Certification or at least 200 hours of teaching yoga.

Request more information via email.

Hair Stylist

Location: Main Campus

Volunteer Opportunity

Be a part of the team that helps our CHOP patients and families look and feel their best!

In this role, Volunteer Hair Stylists provide styling services to patients and families, who, due to their extraordinary circumstances and extended time at the hospital, have gone without.

Volunteer Hair Stylists are fully licensed cosmetologists who are able to conduct services such as cutting, coloring, and/or styling hair, applying make-up, or doing nails on an as-needed basis. Tools and supplies for all services needed are provided.

Special requirements: Licensed Cosmetologist

Request more information via email.