University of Maryland Capital Region Health is currently seeking volunteers to help make an impact on our patients, families, community and our healthcare team. Positions are available at both our UM Prince George's Hospital Center and UM Laurel Medical Center locations.

Sign up today to feel the personal satisfaction of helping others while giving back to the people of your community.

Age Requirement

You must be at least 16 years old to volunteer at University of Maryland Capital Region Health. Parental approval is needed for minors (those aged 18 and under) to volunteer. Some areas of the medical sites do require that a volunteer be at least 18 years of age. If you are a student who is requesting Student Service Learning Verifications Forms you must complete 100 hours for the verification form to be signed.

Minors 16 through 17 years of age may not volunteer more than 4 hours on any day (23 hours per week) when school is in session or 8 hours on any day (40 hours per week) when school is not in session.

Time Commitment

  • We ask for a minimum commitment of four hours per shift.
  • Volunteers are expected to commit to a minimum total of 100 hours in a year; however you can volunteer more hours if you choose.
  • Volunteers are expected to meet their commitments to their work hours by arriving at their scheduled time.

Applicants

Applicants are considered based on the assessed needs of hospital departments, skills and interests of the volunteer, and an applicant's ability to demonstrate personal commitment to the volunteer program.

  • A background check will be completed on all volunteers.
  • Immunizations are required including annual flu vaccinations.
  • All volunteers will be required to attend a scheduled orientation session.
  • Based on the interview and completeness of all required forms and classes, etc., volunteers are given assignments and are provided with a red jacket and an identification badge. Further training with department staff members is arranged.

All prospective volunteers must complete a volunteer application.

Volunteer Opportunities

UM Capital Region Health has volunteer opportunities in a number of areas. Please read the categories below for descriptions of the different types of volunteer opportunities. These opportunities may be restricted based on age and skill of the volunteer. Please include the number of the listing in your application (top left corner of the application). Note that there are listings for opportunities at both UM Prince George's Hospital Center and UM Laurel Medical Center.

Volunteer Listing – UM Prince George's Hospital Center

General Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteers are an extension of our hospital staff and provide support throughout the hospital. As part of the healthcare team our volunteers help fulfill the mission of the hospital: To enhance the health and wellness of our patients and communities, providing state-of the art clinical care and community leadership with compassion, dignity and respect.

The listing numbers for general volunteers based on age for UM Prince George's Hospital Center at Cheverly, MD are:

2020-1722     High School Students

2020-1724     Adult

2020-1726     College Student

Specialized Volunteer Opportunities

Some volunteer opportunities are restricted by age and skill of the volunteer. These specialized volunteers may need to attend additional training or require appropriate licensure and references. The following opportunities are available at UM Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly, MD:

2020-1723     GUILD Auxiliary

At University of Maryland Capital Region Health, our Guild auxiliary volunteers are an extension of our hospital staff and provide support throughout the hospital. These volunteers assist with fund raisers at book sales, jewelry sales, uniform sales, etc. You are invited to become a part of our volunteer team and enjoy the benefits of serving others and in raising funds for the hospital to take care of our patients.

2020-1725     Volunteer Victim Advocate

The Sexual Assault Center at University of Maryland Capital Region Health, is looking for volunteer victim advocates to provide support for victims at the hospital and in court. You must be over the age of 18, be out of high school, and able to volunteer a total of 24 hours each month and commit to a year of service to volunteer for this listing. Specialized training is provided.

2020-1727     Spiritual Services

Our spiritual services volunteers are in need of volunteers to visit patients, families, staff in the hospital providing spiritual support. Be a part of our volunteer team!

Volunteer Listing – UM Laurel Medical Center

General Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteers are an extension of our hospital staff and provide support throughout the hospital. As part of the healthcare team our volunteers help fulfill the mission of the hospital: To enhance the health and wellness of our patients and communities, providing state-of the art clinical care and community leadership with compassion, dignity and respect.

The listing numbers for general volunteers based on age for UM Laurel Medical Center at Laurel, MD are:

2020-1729     High School Students

2020-1728     Adult

2020-1730     College Student

Specialized Volunteer Opportunities

Some volunteer opportunities are restricted by age and skill of the volunteer. These specialized volunteers may need to attend additional training or require appropriate licensure and references. The following opportunities are available at UM Laurel Medical Center in Laurel, MD:

2020-1731     Spiritual Services

At University of Maryland Laurel Medical Center our spiritual services volunteers are in need of volunteers to visit patients, families, staff in the hospital providing spiritual support. Be a part of our volunteer team!

2020-1732     Auxiliary

University of Maryland Laurel Medical Center auxiliary volunteers are an extension of our hospital staff and provide support throughout the hospital. These volunteers assist with fund raisers at book sales, jewelry, uniform sales, etc. You are invited to become a part of our volunteer team and enjoy the benefits of serving others and in raising funds for the hospital to take care of our patients.

Contact Us

To obtain more information on our volunteer services, please contact our Department of Volunteer Services offices at:

University of Maryland Prince George's Hospital Center - Cheverly, MD
Phone: 301-618-3795
Fax: 301-618-3775

University of Maryland Laurel Medical Center - Laurel, MD
Phone: 240-456-4764
Fax: 301-362-2117