Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Holy Cross Health!

A team of volunteers and interns contributes their time and talents in different areas of our hospitals and health centers.

We invite you to explore year-round and summer-only volunteer opportunities. Get started by submitting an application and if selected, join us in meeting our community's diverse healthcare needs. 

Volunteer Opportunities at Holy Cross Health

How Can I Help?

Explore volunteer opportunities at our hospitals and health centers.

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Apply for a volunteer position at Holy Cross Health

I would like to apply!

Application forms for adults and high school students.

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Forms for Accepted Volunteers

I Have Been Accepted

Congratulations! View forms for accepted volunteers.

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Prerequisites (These prerequisites are required to ensure the safety and security of our patients, our visitors, our employees, our volunteers, and our interns.)

  • Volunteers must complete a health screening that includes proof of MMR, Varicella, influenza, and  and Tuberculosis testing. COVID vaccination and boosters is not required; however, you must submit proof of any COVID vaccination and boosters you have received.
  • Volunteers must complete forms for newly accepted volunteers from this website. 
  • Volunteers 18 and older are required to complete a background check. 
  • The minimum age is 16 years old.
  • Volunteers must be available to start within one month from the date of application.
  • Volunteers must agree to the Volunteer Agreement
  • Volunteers must be available to come for a screening interview and an orientation. High school students must attend an in-person orientation.  
  • Volunteers must be willing to come for a second interview by the manager of the department where they are considering placement, if requested.
University graduate and undergraduate students interested in internship opportunities with the Holy Cross Health Network are encouraged to click here for more information.

Our Locations for Volunteering

Holy Cross Health serves more than 160,000 patients each year through a system of connected hospitals, health centers, primary care sites, and innovative community outreach and education programs that are working together to provide much-needed, high-quality health care to our entire community. Volunteers are placed at the following sites:

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Holy Cross Hospital

1500 Forest Glen Road Silver Spring, MD 20910

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Holy Cross Germantown Hospital

19801 Observation Drive Germantown, MD 20876

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Holy Cross Health Centers

Holy Cross Health Network

Volunteers are also placed at Holy Cross Health's four health centers and at the Medical Adult Day Center.

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Contact Us

For questions about volunteering or internships through Volunteer Services, please contact:

Sarah Walker 
Manager, Volunteer Services  
Tel: 301-754-7306 
Email: sarah.walker001@holycrosshealth.org 

For questions about shadowing, observing, programs for medical students, PA's. surgical PA's, Surgery, Pediatrics, or OB/GYN, please contact:

Medical Education at 301-754-7144

For questions about college nursing clinicals or RN shadowing, please contact:

Nursing Education at 301-754-7981