Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Children's Mercy. As a non-profit hospital, we rely generously on the support of caring community members to help us provide the highest level of care to all kids who walk through our doors.
Whether you're considering hosting a patient activity, preparing a meal,or hosting a donation drive at your business, the following applies to all group and community volunteer activities taking place for the benefit of Children's Mercy. Our staff will do its best to match you and your group with a volunteer opportunity that makes a difference for our patients and families.
Steps to Volunteer for Children's Mercy as a Corporate or Community Group
1. Review the guidelines
2. Submit the application
3. Receive approval and work with Children's Mercy staff to arrange the details of your volunteer activity
Group Name (i.e organization, company, church, team)
Are you a Corporate Group, Community-Youth,
Has your group participated in volunteer opportunities at Children's Mercy or elsewhere in the community? If yes please describe
How did you learn about this volunteer opportunity? Some examples are listed below
Childrens Mercy Website, Volunteer Previously, Former Patient/Patient Family, Referred by Hospital Employee, Contacted Volunteer Services/Child Life, Contacted Philanthropy
Please provide a description of what type of activity your group is interested in.
Please indicate below the number of volunteers in your group:
All of our engagement opportunities at the hospital with patients and families are restricted in size of volunteers from 2-10 volunteers (depending on volunteer activity).
Volunteers must be over the age of 18. During the flu season (Sept-May), volunteers must give verbal attestation of receiving flu vaccination in order to participate.
Many of our volunteer activities include donating goods, services, or foods. Please describe what you are comfortable providing:
**At this time we do not offer group volunteer programming on the weekends**
I understand and agree that submitting this questionnaire does not automatically register me as a Childrens Mercy Group and Community Volunteer.
Once you submit this questionaire it will be reviewed by the group and community volunteer staff. Please allow our office time to review. If you meet the program requirements you will be contacted to discuss the next steps in the process.