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JV Requirements and Assignment Options


  • A Junior Volunteer (JV) must be at least 14 years of age by June 1 of the year they are applying to be a volunteer.
  • Applications are ONLY available October 1st – January 8th of each year on our website at Services.
  • Applicants will be contacted for an interview in February and must pass all hospital required screenings before being accepted as a Jr. Volunteer.
  • New applicants will be accepted based on how many openings are available each year.
  • Students selected into the program must attend a hospital in-service orientation in the Spring.
  • JV will wear a uniform which consists of red Polo shirt, MCH issued vest, khaki pants and closed toed shoes.
  • Volunteer hours earned are honored and accepted by the Texas Scholars Program.
  • JV cannot volunteer for more than 8 hours in one day.
  • Shifts Mon-Friday are from 8:30 am to 12 pm and from 1pm to 4 pm, unless otherwise noted.
  • JV will have a variety of areas to serve in and will self-schedule their assignments.
  • JV are encouraged to volunteer for MCH sponsored special events usually held on weekends throughout the year. Shifts will vary depending on the need.
  • JV are required and should be committed to volunteer at least 15 hours monthly in June, July and August for a total of 45 hours. Other hours can be acquired throughout the year by assisting with Special Events. If a student has too many conflicts to meet these hourly goals then a different program should be considered to better meet their needs.
  • Service Award Hours are presented to Junior Volunteers at the annual awards celebration event normally scheduled in August.

Assignment Options

  • Medical Floors
  • IT Department
  • Main Volunteer Desks
  • Radiology
  • Central Supply
  • Health & Wellness Department
  • Recovery Room WSMP
  • Popcorn
  • Respiratory
  • Medical Staff
  • Business Office
  • Wound Care
  • Transport
  • Storeroom
  • Performance Improvement