Volunteering at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us!

Whether you work directly with children in playrooms or help delivery the day’s mail, your work as a volunteer through the hospital helps support our full-time staff and our continuing mission:

“Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God.”

Becoming a volunteer is easy, but it does involve a few steps which can take some time. This process helps guarantee the safety of our patients, staff and other volunteers. It also allows us to ensure that the needs of the hospital and the volunteer are both met with a good volunteer/position match.

There are different application deadlines and time requirements, depending on whether you’re an adult or student, or if you’ll be participating in a service project. Learn more about these guidelines.

Our application process involves the following steps:

  • Complete the SSM Health volunteer application
  • Meet all of the current SSM Health medical/health requirements for volunteers
  • Provide all necessary information for a background check
  • Submit two references
  • Interview with our Volunteer Director
  • Attend New Volunteer Orientation
  • Now, you’re ready to volunteer!

Contact Us

For more information on becoming a volunteer at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, view our frequently asked questions below or call the Volunteer Office at 314-577-5696. When calling, please leave your name, phone number and indicate your availability and interests.

Other opportunities to support SSM Health Cardinal Glennon

If you’re a former patient or patient family member and feel that volunteering within the hospital is not right for you at this time, consider working with the Glennon Ambassadors. The Glennon Ambassadors are grateful families giving back to SSM Health Cardinal Glennon through physician and employee recognition, family support and overall awareness of the exceptional care at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon.

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