Thank you for your interest in volunteering at our Ronald McDonald House. Our staff and volunteers work together to provide the home and support that allow families to stay together while they focus on the healing of their sick children at a critical time. As a shift volunteer, you will help make our House a home by checking guestrooms, helping with light cleaning, organizing donations, and completing other tasks as needed. Shift volunteers can choose to volunteer once per month, every other week, or every week. Shifts are available seven days a week at 9am-12pm, 12pm-3pm, 3pm-6pm and 6pm-9pm (please note some shifts are currently full).
We do ask for a commitment of at least one year. If you cannot commit to one year, please contact our Volunteer Department at email@example.com to discuss other volunteer opportunities.
Qualifications to volunteer at the House:
You must be 18 years or older, in good mental and physical health
Have the ability to lift five pounds
Be self-directed, dependable and committed
Be flexible and willing to help as needed
Clean criminal background check
Shadow two 3-hour volunteer shifts
Complete orientation session
Work at least one three-hour shift per month
Be in adherence with all RMH policies and procedures
Keep all information regarding Houseguests confidential
Report on time to volunteer shift
Current Available Shifts:
Every other Monday 3-6pm*
Every other Thursday 12-3pm*
Every other Saturday 12-3pm
Every other Saturday 6-9pm
Every other Sunday 6pm-9pm*
*denotes greatest need
To apply as a Ronald McDonald House volunteer, please complete our RMHCK Volunteer Application
Please note: To continue to keep costs low for our families, we do ask that volunteers cover the $10 charge to run the background check. Once we have reviewed your application, you will be sent an email asking you to submit and pay for your background check online. Once we have received your completed background check and reviewed it, we will call you to schedule your first shadow date.