Adult Community Volunteer Program

Duke University Hospital

Short Overview

Duke Health volunteers are a vital part of the health care we provide to the more than half a million patients who visit us each year. Our Adult Community Volunteers at Duke University Hospital provide exceptional care and understanding by taking the time to give patients and their families the extra help and the listening ear they need.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and not enrolled as an undergraduate student.
  • Adhere to Duke University Policies and Procedures.
  • Flu (Seasonal) and COVID-19 full vaccination and booster required (exemptions may be filed).
  • Commitment for one year (2-4 hours per week, depending on program).
  • Completion of the application process, including references, background screening, and health clearance.
  • Completion of mandatory hospital and department orientation/training.

Become a Volunteer


If you are interested in the adult community volunteer program, please click the link below to start the prescreening process.

Volunteer Opportunities


To learn more about Duke University Hospital's available volunteer opportunities, browse the Duke University Hospital Directory.