Family Room volunteers play an important role in the day-to-day operations of the Ronald McDonald Family Room, Family Lounges and Hospitality Cart. Volunteers keep the Family Room, Lounges and Cart neat and tidy, serve as a warm, friendly face to families and provide them with resources.
Age: Must be 18 years or older
Location: Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Children’s Hospital
Commitment: Weekly or bi-weekly four-hour shifts
Shifts: Shifts are 4 hours in length and are offered daily from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. and 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.
- Keep the Family Room, Lounges and Cart neat, stocked and tidy
- Offer resources to families
- Reinforce rules and guidelines when necessary
- Help provide a warm, friendly atmosphere for families
Want to become a Family Room volunteer? Here’s how to get started:
Application – Complete and submit our Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s Volunteer Application.
Get to know us – Attend the orientation required by Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and complete all testing and background clearances required.
Volunteer Placement – Upon completion of your application, health screenings and background clearances, the hospital’s Volunteer Manager will contact you and arrange for your orientation and training at the Ronald McDonald Family Room with our Family Room Manager.
Hospital Health and Safety – Receive an annual TB Skin Test and Flu Shot.
For questions, please contact Alyssa Noel, Volunteer & Operations Manager at 717-533-4001 x158.