Volunteers at Work


MedStar Georgetown understands the true value a passionate volunteer force can bring to an institution. Last year, over 255 volunteers dedicated 13,070 hours in 50 departments across MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. As a volunteer, you will serve the hospital in various ways including but not limited to:

  • Assisting MedStar Georgetown associates, patients and visitors in inpatient and outpatient areas
  • Providing clerical assistance in hospital administrative offices
  • Guiding and escorting visitors and patients throughout the facility through our Wayfinding Program
  • Visiting and comforting patients through our Patient Comfort Assignments
  • Running errands and delivering reading materials to patients, families and visitors throughout the hospital
  • Sharing special skills and talents by participating in one of the various special programs MedStar Georgetown has to offer:

View more information about the various service areas at MedStar Georgetown!


The level of commitment displayed by our volunteers each year allows MedStar Georgetown to maximize its impact and further help the community and patients beyond its fiscal reach, while still maintaining the personal touch and intimacy patients and families need.

To reward our volunteers for the invaluable work they do across the hospital, we provide the following benefits:

  • Free parking
  • Volunteer Uniform and official MedStar Georgetown identification badge
  • Access to educational programs on health and hospital related topics
  • Access to medical personnel, physicians and other leaders in the health field
  • Shadow Student Observation Opportunities
  • Events honoring volunteer work
  • References and recommendations for future advancement

Contact the Department of Volunteer Services

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20007
CCC Building Room 3402
[email protected]

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Walk-in Hours: Monday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon