Become a Volunteer

Duke University Hospital

At this time, Duke Health is unable to onboard new volunteers for Duke University Hospital, Duke University Hospital based clinics, or Duke HomeCare & Hospice. Please click here to complete a Volunteer Interest Survey.

You will be contacted once a decision has been made to onboard new volunteers. We ask that you complete the Volunteer Interest Survey only once. If you previously completed this survey, you do not need to complete it again. Please continue to check for updates.

All of our volunteers have unique reasons for volunteering their time and skills. Duke University Hospital 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

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

For questions about volunteering at Duke University Hospital, please call 919-681-6088 or email

Our Way of Saying Thank You

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