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Volunteer Opportunities

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Johns Hopkins Children’s Center welcomes volunteers!

Whether reading to children or leading them in art activities in the hospital, volunteers help relieve the boredom and stress of hospitalization.

To volunteer your time, apply through the Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Volunteer Services.


Volunteers: Make a Difference

Volunteers: Make a Difference

Child Life is “like oxygen” for the youngsters where Rosemary Connolly volunteers every Wednesday. “The happiness factor on the unit is palpable when the Child Life specialist is around,” she says.

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Volunteers: Give Time and Comfort

Volunteers: Give Time and Comfort

One of our amazing volunteers, Genva Wallace spends Monday mornings playing with patients on the infant and toddler unit.

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Volunteers: Play in Friendship

Volunteers: Play in Friendship

When they perform monthly in Hopkins Children’s lobby, Peabody musicians can’t see most of their young audience, but they know many are listening to the music streamed into hospital rooms above.

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