Thank you for your interest in volunteering at St. David’s Medical Center. Our Volunteers have a rich history of providing exceptional services and support to our patients, hospital, and community. The St. David’s Medical Center Healthcare Volunteers, a 501c-3 organization, have been supporting the hospital and the Austin community since 1955. Our goal is to support the hospital through unique and tailored programs that meet the needs of our patients and visitors. We are a dynamic group with many opportunities to give your time and talents – both traditional and non-traditional roles. The Volunteer Services Department will work with you to determine a suitable volunteer position which will reflect your personal background.

Traditional Volunteer Areas

  • Patient Representative
  • Information Desk
  • Gift Shop
  • Clerical/Office Support
  • Newborn Nursery
  • NICU Rocker Program
  • Emergency Department
  • Waiting Rooms
  • Breast Center
  • And more!

Non-traditional Volunteer Areas

  • Pillow Project
  • Fundraising
  • Marketing / PR
  • Volunteer Recruitment
  • Special Events
  • And more!

Committee Opportunities

  • Scholarship Committee
  • Service Development Committee
  • Gift Shop Committee
  • Board of Directors

The orientation process for our Community Volunteers in traditional roles generally includes:

  • Peer Interview
  • Volunteer Orientation
  • Background Check and TB testing
  • Documentation of Required Immunizations
  • Department Specific Training and Orientation

To apply to volunteer at St. David’s Medical Center please complete our online application form. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact the Volunteer Services Department.


Phone: (512) 544-4491