Arkansas Children’s depends on volunteers to keep its promise of delivering unprecedented child health, defined and delivered.

We ask all adult volunteers to commit to one three-hour shift per week, at the same day and time, for a minimum of three months. Weekday, evening and weekend shifts are available in most patient care areas.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Provide two current 2-step TB (Tuberculosis) skin tests
  • Provide proof of current Tdap vaccine (Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis) within the past ten years
  • Provide proof of a current flu shot (October - March)
  • Undergo a criminal background check
  • Attend hospital volunteer orientation and interview with Volunteer Engagement staff
  • Adhere to all Arkansas Children’s policies and procedures
  • Submit an application online

Arkansas Children’s volunteers are carefully screened, processed and placed in appropriate assignments in patient care areas, as well as non-patient care areas. The process for becoming an Arkansas Children’s volunteer takes time, but it is meant to ensure the safety of patients and families as well as the success of our volunteers.

For more information, please contact the Volunteer Engagement Office at or 501-364-1825.

Become a Volunteer at ACH

Help make a tremendous difference in the lives of our patients.

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The ACH Junior Volunteer Program offers service opportunities for high school students (ages 14-18). As a junior volunteer, you can help provide the best experience possible for our patients and families.

We’re looking for junior volunteers who are:

  • true champions for children
  • interested in learning more about a hospital setting
  • looking for work-life experience that they can use in the future

As we at Arkansas Children’s continue to monitor COVID-19, your health and safety remain a top priority. For the safety of our patients, families and volunteers, our team of medical professionals has advised that we continue to limit who enters our hospitals and clinics.

***The application deadline for the 2021 virtual Summer Junior Volunteer Program has passed. Please visit the website in February 2022 for information on the 2022 Summer Junior Volunteer Program. 

To help determine the applicant’s readiness to participate as a volunteer at Arkansas Children’s, all communication is encouraged to be handled by the applicant directly.

Questions about the Junior Volunteer Program?
Contact: Halley Hamon
Phone: 501-364-1812

We have great opportunities available for organizations and groups who are interested in volunteering at Arkansas Children’s Hospital. Click here for more information or contact the Volunteer Engagement office at or 501-364-1825.