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Apply to Become a Johns Hopkins Volunteer

Please follow the following steps to become a volunteer at The Johns Hopkins Hospital:

  1. Complete the appropriate application packet and schedule an interview with the Department of Volunteer Services. Be sure to bring the application packet with you to the interview.
  2. After your second interview, please call the Department of Volunteer Services and reserve a spot for a mandatory volunteer orientation. You will learn about patient rights, volunteer benefits and more at orientation.
  3. After orientation, you will need to receive a screening test for tuberculosis. You can either submit written documentation of your TB screening from your own wellness center, or you can receive TB screening free of charge at the Department of Occupational Health. A TB test form can be picked up in the Department of Volunteer Services. You must return 48 to 72 hours after your appointment to have the screening evaluated.
  4. Have a picture taken for your official volunteer hospital badge at The Badge Office in the Nelson Building. Johns Hopkins ID badge request forms can be picked up at the Department of Volunteer Services.
  5. Volunteer!

Volunteer Requirements

To volunteer at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Please complete and submit the Adult Volunteer Application Packet in order to begin the interview/selection process
  • Volunteers must be 18 or older during flu season
  • You will need to commit to at least four hours of volunteer service a week for a total of 75 hours
  • All volunteers must receive a tuberculosis screening prior to service
  • You must provide a copy of immunization records if your position requires patient contact

High school students participating in the Summer Junior Volunteer Program:

  • Please complete and submit the Student Volunteer Application Packet by the deadline in order to begin the interview/selection process
  • Summer Junior Volunteers must be at least 15 years old
  • You will need to complete at least 80-120  hours of volunteer service
  • All volunteers must receive a tuberculosis screening prior to service
  • You must provide a copy of immunization records if your position requires patient contact

Contact the Department of Volunteer Services

Please contact the Department of Volunteer Services at 410-955-5924 for further information or to schedule an interview. 

 
 
 
 
 

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