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College Student Volunteer

Adult Volunteer Opportunities

If you are over the age of 18 and have graduated high school, you may be able to onboard as a year-round adult volunteer. Visit the Adult Volunteer page to learn more about the requirements and how to apply.

Please note: as of 2023, we do not have any short-term volunteer opportunities for students, but continue to check back for updates as this could change in the future!

Explore volunteer opportunities for college students


Every volunteer has the opportunity to provide comfort to patients, families and visitors, ensuring each and every person who walks through our doors has a positive experience while at Children’s Mercy.

Guest services & hospitality roles

Help make every visitor feel welcome and ensure they have the most comfortable visit possible from the moment they walk in the door and throughout their stay.

Outpatient Roles

Do fun activities with patients and their families to help pass time in the waiting room areas throughout the hospital.

Inpatient Roles

Provide much needed support to the parents and patients spending time at Children’s Mercy through daytime and evening activities that help promote a positive experience during a difficult time.

Have questions about being a volunteer while in college?

Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for more information about becoming a volunteer at Children’s Mercy.