Bring Your Group Together to Help Kids Receiving Care at Children’s Mercy
Your company or community group can make a big difference for kids and families by volunteering for just a few hours!
Every group plays a vital role in providing comfort for patients, relief for parents and a positive experience for visitors.
Working together, you can improve the experience of those receiving care by signing up for a fun, rewarding one-time volunteer opportunity at Children’s Mercy.
Explore Hospital Volunteer Opportunities for Corporate and Community Groups
Every volunteer group has the opportunity to make a significant difference for the kids receiving care at Children’s Mercy and their families. Each unique opportunity is equally important to our mission to transform the lives of children in need.
Opportunities to Help Patients
Activities might include unique craft projects, entertainment (musicians, magicians, puppet shows), celebrity visits or seasonal parties. Volunteer time commitment is typically a minimum of two hours and there are daytime and evening opportunities, Monday-Friday. Participants must be at least 18-years-old and out of high school.
Opportunities to Help Parents
Children’s Mercy understands that family plays a vital role in the well-being and health of our patients. In our parent rooms throughout the hospital, volunteer groups can host an events for parents and caregivers of our patients. Activities may include creating a meal or snack, hosting a Parents’ Night Out dinner, teaching a class, and more!
Make a child or parent’s day by assembling Happy Kits, which are used to help patients feel welcome and happy during their visit.
Get Your Group Involved in Helping Kids at Children’s Mercy
To ensure you select the most appropriate volunteer opportunity for your group — one that makes the greatest difference for those in need — there’s a simple application process we ask you to follow.
Here’s how the application process works:
Fill Out an Application Form
Provide us with some basic contact information and tell us why your group is excited to volunteer with Children’s Mercy!
Discuss Your Volunteer Event
with Our Team
Chat with a Children’s Mercy team member about the volunteer experience you’re interested in, and they’ll set you up for success.
Organize Your Group
Gather your group and enjoy your volunteer experience. It will be rewarding for all involved — especially the kids and families at Children’s Mercy!
We Can’t Transform Lives Without You
On behalf of the entire Children’s Mercy community of doctors, nurses, therapists and staff — Thank You. We’re only able to provide the best pediatric care in our region because community members like you step up and join us.