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


  • 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 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Successfully complete the orientation and training
  • Adhere to a uniform dress code

Areas of service:

  • Information desk
  • Nursing units
  • Surgery waiting area
  • Hospital transportation
  • Clerical support

Benefits for volunteers:

  • Complimentary meal in the hospital cafeteria
  • 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.

The Student Volunteer Program is for students interested in healthcare.

  • The College Volunteer Program is for college students interested in healthcare. The College Program is based in the Emergency Room is currently only offered during the summer, June 4 through July 27. The program will require a minimum of two 4 hour shifts a week, for the entire eight weeks, 2 absences are excused.
  • The Junior Volunteer Summer Program is for high school students (minimum age 15 years old). This summer program offers two 4 week sessions; session one – June 4 to June 29 and session two – July 2 to July 27. Each session will require a minimum of two 4 hour shifts a week, for the entire four weeks, 1 absence is excused.

All applications are available upon request by visiting the Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital administration office on Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

For more information contact:
Kizzy Alexander
Administration & Volunteer Services
Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
11800 Astoria Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77089