Volunteering is as rewarding to the volunteer as it is beneficial to the patients, families, visitors and staff.

Rewards:

  • Gaining experience and new skills
  • Making new friends
  • Developing a sense of self-worth and meaning to your life
  • Giving back to the hospital and community
  • Being part of a team that promotes the best in healthcare
  • Interaction with patients, families, staff and fellow volunteers

Requirements for volunteering:

  • Complete an application/interview
  • Commit to at least one year of service
  • Be willing to work one day per week Monday through Friday 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. or 1 – 5 p.m.
  • Successfully complete the orientation and training
  • Adhere to a uniform dress code

Areas of service:

  • Information desk
  • Gift shop
  • All nursing units
  • ICU/surgery waiting area
  • Hospital support/transportation
  • Clerical assistance
  • Patient advocates

Benefits for volunteers:

  • Complimentary meal in the hospital cafeteria
  • Gift shop discount
  • Free annual tuberculosis screening and flu shots
  • Recognition parties and luncheons

Volunteer Programs and Applications:

The Adult Volunteer Program is our year round program. This program is best suited for long-term volunteers that want to serve the hospital and its patients. Due to COVID-19, we currently are not processing volunteer applications. We appologize for any inconvenience. Please check this page for updates.

The College Volunteer Program is for college students interested in healthcare. The College Program is based in the Emergency Room and is currently only offered during the summer. The application for the summer of 2021 will be available on this page on January 1, 2021.

The Junior Volunteer Summer Program is for high school students (minimum age 15 years old). The applications for the 2021 Summer Junior Volunteer Program will be available on this web page to the general public March 2021, based on availability. We offer two four week sessions, typically June or July, and require two 4 hour shifts every week, for the entire four weeks, not missing any weeks during the program. This program is in high demand and closes very quickly each year.

For more information contact:
Memorial Hermann Katy Volunteer Department
23900 Katy Freeway
Katy, Texas 77494
Katy.Volunteers@memorialhermann.org