Volunteer Services 

Welcome Volunteer Candidates!

Saint Louis University Hospital is nationally recognized as an academic medical center that specializes in providing high end medical care to the most seriously ill and injured patients in our community. We rely on highly coordinated teamwork to address the needs of these critical patients and their families.

It takes a special kind of person to work in this fast-paced, ground-breaking environment, and volunteers are a necessary part of assuring that those who arrive at our door receive the very best care and compassionate service.  

Whatever your experience or level of expertise, the service you provide at Saint Louis University Hospital will touch the lives of the patients and families, the visitors, the employees and the physicians.  As a volunteer, you are an essential part of what we do.

We’re eager for you to help us make a difference. We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities and assignments throughout the hospital with flexible hours and times. If you are at least 15 years of age, we would love to meet with you and talk about your interests.

Desired Qualifications:

·         Excellent communication skills

·         Interest in working with people

·         Enthusiastic demeanor

·         Self-starter

·         Quick learner

·         Basic computer knowledge


·         At least 15 years of age

·         Ability to work some weekends

·         For students: Commitment to work during one full semester minimum 4 hours per week; For Adults: One 4-8 hour day per week commitment.

·         2.5 cumulative GPA

When To Apply:

For Students:

Summer: May though mid-August (application deadline April 5)

Fall: September through mid-December (application deadline August 1)

Spring: Mid-January to April (application deadline November 1)

For adults

Adult volunteer candidates may submit a letter of interest and application at any time during the year. Candidates who possess desired qualifications and availability for open positions below will be contacted for an interview.

Current Positions Available

The Auxiliary Hospitality House is a 24-room hotel that needs volunteers to help welcome guests and address requests, questions or concerns. You will also coordinate with housekeeping for check-in availability; communicate parking procedures to guests; call for shuttles when necessary; prepare coffee for guests; and accept deliveries.

The operating room’s (OR) waiting areas need volunteers to answer the phone; log patients’ family members in the OR; communicate patient updates to the family members; monitor the area to be sure a patient or visitor isn’t lost; and ensure the waiting room is orderly. Volunteers are needed Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; however, the position can be split between volunteers.

The hospital’s front desk needs volunteers to greet visitors and monitor lobby activities; answer the phone; respond to visitor inquiries regarding patient location, phone number and condition; direct other inquiries and calls; provide assistance and directions to visitors and patients; call for transporter, valet, escort, or cab when necessary; and validate parking tickets.

The hospital's Gift Shop needs a special person to assist in general store operations. 

.Apply Today

 Click here to download and print a volunteer application.

Apply today by emailing your resume, a personal goal statement, and volunteer application to Pamela Wolf at pamela.wolf@tenethealth.com.

Click here to download and print a volunteer application.


If you have additional questions, please call the Volunteer Services Department at 314-577-8500, Option #3.


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