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At Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati, volunteers are an invaluable part of our philosophy of care. Whether it’s working behind the scenes or interacting with patients, families and staff, every volunteer position is important and provides a genuine service to our hospital and patients.

Because Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati is a pediatric specialty hospital, the following are requirements for becoming a volunteer:

  • Must be 18 years of age and willing/able to commit to a minimum of 25 volunteer hours per calendar year. (Unique circumstances will be considered on an individual basis.)
  • Must submit to a complete background check, including a reference check
  • Must submit to drug and alcohol screening
    • Volunteers for special events that benefit the Cincinnati Shriners Hospital who do not hold a regular, ongoing volunteer status, will not be required to undergo drug testing or background checks. References may be required. Depending on the nature of the event, references and/or applicable health screening may be required.
  • Must provide a current immunization record, including a tuberculosis screening
  • Must attend a comprehensive orientation prior to beginning your volunteer position
  • Must attend an annual educational review

To learn more about volunteering at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati, call volunteer services at 513-872-6137.