Make a Difference - Volunteer

Our volunteers share their life experiences, skills, passions and time in ways that help us fulfill our mission to provide hope and healing to every life we touch.

They play a vital role in our patients’ care, and they are the heart of North Kansas City Hospital.

We invite you to explore the many volunteer opportunities available to adults and youth.

Adult Volunteer Program

Apply online to be an adult volunteer at North Kansas City Hospital.

Lou, Adult Volunteer

Lou, Adult Volunteer

Our adult volunteer program is for men and women age 18 and older.

Adult Volunteer Opportunities

  • Answer phones and direct patient information calls
  • Assist families in waiting areas.
  • Assist with day-to-day hospital functions
  • Compile patient information packets
  • Copying, filing and typing
  • Deliver flowers and mail to patient rooms
  • Guide and/or transport visitors
  • Help with department-specific tasks
  • Much more!

Day, evening and weekend shifts available.

Contact Us

NKCH Adult Volunteer Services Office: 816.691.5152
Hours: 8 a.m.- 4 p.m., Monday-Friday

North Kansas City Hospital conducts background investigations on every volunteer.

Student Volunteer Program (HS & College)

Apply online to be a student volunteer at North Kansas City Hospital.

Junior Volunteer

Husref, Youth Volunteer in Pharmacy

This application is for students in high school (ages 14-18) and college.  Volunteer opportunities are in various departments in the hospital including Pain Management, Cardiac Rehab, Central Services, Children’s Learning Center, Emergency Department, Nursing Units, Print Shop, Pharmacy and other areas. Placement is based on availability, interest, and age.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Submit completed application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Complete interview
  • Attend orientation
  • North Kansas City Hospital Employee Health requirements:
    • 2 current TB skin tests
    • Provide proof of 2 doses varicella vaccine and 2 doses MMR vaccine or have bloodwork to check for titers
    • Annual flu vaccine

    Employee Health provides all health testing and vaccinations free of charge.

  • Completion of a background check
  • All students must be willing to serve 3 months and complete a minimum of 30 hours for high school and 50 hours for college students.

Volunteer shifts are available M-F and consist of 2-3 hour shifts for high school students and 4 hour shifts for college students. There are limited weekend opportunities for college students.

2018-19 Application Deadlines

Fall 2018 - Closed

Winter/Spring - Friday, January 11, 2019

Summer 2019 - Friday, April 12, 2019

Contact Us

NKCH Student Volunteer Office: 816.691.1684
Hours: 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday

Request Volunteers

If your local organization is in need of some helping hands, check out our Community Volunteer Services.

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Your Health Summer 2018

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