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