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You can make a difference every day.

At St. Joseph Health, volunteers are an integral part of our healthcare ministry. Our volunteer program provides exciting and rewarding opportunities for caring people to provide help and comfort to patients, families and team members at St. Joseph Health. 

We have a wide range of programs and assignments to offer. Volunteers are needed in many departments, including Day Surgery, Emergency, Critical Care, nursing floors, Cancer Center, Skilled Nursing & Rehab, and our information desks. 

Find out about current opportunities we are recruiting for on the Volunteer Opportunities

A volunteer program for you.

No matter what your skills, abilities and gifts are, we’ve got a volunteer program for you. Here’s a sampling of our special volunteer programs:

  • Teen Volunteer Program
  • Caring Canines (pet therapy)
  • Nightingale RN (Registered Nurses)
  • Spiritual Care Volunteers
  • Senior Enrichment Program (long-term care facilities in Bryan and Caldwell)
  • Rural Volunteer Opportunities (facilities in Caldwell, Madisonville, Navasota)
  • Musical Volunteers
  • Art Volunteers

Volunteer requirements:

  • Be in good health
  • Provide a letter of reference
  • Complete interview
  • Pass background screening
  • Fulfill health and immunization requirements
  • Tuberculosis testing
  • Influenza Vaccination (required for all volunteers October 1-March 31)
  • MMR Vaccines (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) or positive titers showing immunity
  • Varicella (Chickenpox) or positive titers showing immunity
  • TDAP (The vaccine needs to have been administered within the last 10 years)
  • Complete all required orientations

 To apply to our program, please click on How to Become a Volunteer.


Already a St. Joseph Health volunteer?

Click here to log in to the St. Joseph Health Volunteer Information Center for registered users.


Application Deadlines: For College, Therapy, or High School Volunteers:

  • Fall - To volunteer for a fall semester you must apply by the end of the 1st week of July.

  • Spring—To volunteer for a spring semester you must apply by the end of November.

  • Summer - To volunteer for the summer session you must apply by the end of the 1st week of April.

  • Volunteer work for each semester will begin on the same weeks as Texas A&M University classes.


Applications and reference letters received after those dates will be held for the following semester.


Non-student volunteers may apply year-round


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