Volunteer Opportunities

La Rabida Children’s Hospital offers a variety of volunteer roles. Choose to work one-on-one with patients or assist staff members in carrying out much needed care.

Child Life Volunteers
Assist staff in the Child Life Department with recreational and learning activities, including arts & crafts, story time, and the on-site school program for patients.

Nursing Volunteers
Work with patients aboard the S.S. La Rabida, our inpatient unit.  Promote literacy by reading, solve puzzles, and play games with the children.  Lend a helping hand with patients’ daily living activities.

Feeder/Rocker Volunteers
A coveted role, become specially trained to feed patients who are not self-feeders and play an instrumental role in a child’s total well-being.

Literacy Volunteers
Support a hospital-wide effort to encourage reading and a love of books in our children.

Volunteer Tutors
Tutors are core to our After School Tutoring Program for outpatients and their siblings. Support a child through their educational endeavors.

Front Desk & Other Volunteers
Volunteers provide support to staff in Ambulatory Services, greet visitors from the Information Desk, or can participate through the Summer Volunteer Program.

To become a La Rabida volunteer, contact Volunteer Services or call 773.256.5985.

Volunteer at La Rabida Brochure