Every Volunteer Counts

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Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Dayton Children's.  Unless otherwise noted, volunteer positions are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  The Volunteer position for high school students is available only during the summer.  Currently, only adult applications are being accepted. Due to an extremely long waiting list, applications for college students are on hold until further notice.

Gift Shop
Assist customers, sales, pricing and some merchandise display.

Child Life
Assist the child life specialists in the activity rooms, patient room or other areas.  Volunteers are needed for shifts Monday through Friday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Volunteer at information desk Volunteer at information desk

Greeter/Information Desk
Welcome and assist families and patients with directions, questions, and facilitating other needs.

Outpatient clinic reading program: Days and times to be arranged
Reading to patients while they are waiting for clinic visits. This is part of the Reach Out and Read program.

Patient escort
Taking patients and families to a designated area for treatment.

Various clerical opportunities: Days and times to be arranged
Office-type duties that vary according to assignment.

Outpatient surgery: Tuesday and Friday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Assist with presurgery paperwork, escorting patients when discharged and help with waiting area duties.

For more information, call the volunteer services department at 937-641-3333 or send an e-mail.

Pet therapy volunteer
Inpatient volunteers
Front desk volunteer
Gift shop volunteer
Volunteens
Micah the mini horse visits patients
Micah the mini horse visiting a patient
Buddy and Cathy
Our pet therapy volunteers and their dogs
Jager, the pet therapy dog, meets a patient
Linda and Lacy making rounds in surgery
Pet therapy volunteers

 
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Upcoming Events

The 1st Annual Logan X. Hess Stop Child Abuse Poker Run and Car Show will take place August 3. The ride begins at the Piqua American Legion and ends at Edison Community College. The car show will be at Edison Community College.

Car Seat Safety Check at Russell's Point Municipal Building

Free bike helmets while supplies last to kids participating in bike safety education and a proper helmet fitting.

Play golf at the world-class NCR Country Club golf course to benefit Dayton Children’s Pediatric Cancer Care Center. Enjoy the Hoopla festivities featuring dinner and an outstanding silent auction and a guest presentations from our brave Dayton Children's ambassador fighting cancer.

Car Seat Safety Check

The Catwalk for a Cause is a fun new charity fashion show to benefit Dayton Children's. It takes place September 15 at the Hilton at Austin Landing from 7:00-9:00 pm.

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Ways to Help

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Accreditations

The Children's Medical Center of Dayton Dayton Children's
The Right Care for the Right Reasons

One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815
937-641-3000
www.childrensdayton.org