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For more information about these volunteer opportunities, please email Levine Children's Hospital Volunteer Services, or call us at:


Volunteer opportunities are available in many areas of Levine Children's Hospital and in the Charlotte community. Some examples include:

In-House Volunteers

Our in-house volunteers work within Levine Children's Hospital, committing to a regular schedule for a one-year time period.

In-house volunteers can provide support in a variety of positions:

  • Assisting Child Life in making a child's stay more enjoyable by reading stories, playing games or coloring with children and their siblings
  • Providing non-clinical support to infants and toddlers in the progressive care nursery
  • Performing general office assistance such as answering phones, paging staff, making copies or filing
  • Greeting patients, family and visitors
  • Assisting in the transport and discharge of patients
  • Assisting families and patients in the Family Resource Center
  • Delivering flowers and magazines to patients and families
  • Assisting in waiting rooms of the emergency department, radiology and surgery
  • Reading stories, playing games or coloring with patients and their siblings in the pediatric hematology / oncology clinic and the pediatric rehabilitation unit

Teen Volunteers

We are excited to offer year-round opportunities to high school students ages 15-18. Teen volunteers provide non-clinical support throughout the hospital, such as delivering equipment to units, providing directions or escorting patients or visitors. Learn more about our teen volunteers program.

Patient Experience Ambassadors

Our patients deserve to have an outstanding experience at Levine Children's Hospital. Patient Experience Ambassadors help make sure that happens by working with our nursing units, visiting patients to ensure every patient is receiving the best care possible.

Community Volunteers

Community Volunteers assist at events outside the hospital setting, such as health fairs. These volunteers help distribute information about Levine Children's Hospital, help prepare for events and fulfill a variety of other responsibilities. Community Volunteers are not asked to commit to a regular schedule and can commit to an event when it works with their schedules.

Special Interest Volunteers

Special Interest Volunteers help Levine Children's Hospital by doing the things they love most. Whether it's knitting blankets for infants or creating backdrops for story time, these volunteers help bring a smile to our patients and their families.

Pet Visitation Volunteers

Our Pet Visitation Volunteers bring their certified pet visitation animals to visit identified patients. They also supervise the interaction between the dog, patient and visitors to ensure safety. Learn more about Pet Visitation at Levine Children's Hospital.

For more information about these volunteer opportunities, please contact Volunteer Services at 704-355-2105 or learn more about our application process.