Become a Volunteer

Duke University Hospital

Short Overview

Note: We are currently reviewing the applicants who have expressed interest in volunteering with Duke University Hospital and Duke University Hospital based clinics. 

Duke University Hospital is not accepting applicants for the junior volunteer program for summer 2022. More information about when the junior volunteer program will resume will be provided at the beginning of 2023.


All of our volunteers have unique reasons for volunteering their time and skills. Duke Health volunteers have the opportunity to be of service to our patients, their families, the staff and the greater community while also gaining the personal satisfaction of knowing that they have helped others.

Our Volunteer Programs

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Duke University Hospital offers volunteer opportunities for individuals with different skill levels. To learn about available positions, requirements, and the application process, choose the program that best fits you:

Our Way of Saying Thank You

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Because our volunteers are so valuable to us, we offer the following benefits in appreciation:

  • Free parking
  • Free volunteer vest
  • Free flu shots
  • Duke ID Badge
  • Volunteer Appreciation event
  • Invitations to hospital events
  • Discounts at some food establishments within the hospital