Volunteer Opportunities with Families and Visitors

The MetroHealth System offers plenty of ways for groups and individuals to volunteer. If your company or organization is interested in volunteering, please view our corporate volunteering flyerIndividuals interested in volunteering can learn more about featured opportunities below, and should submit an application to get started.

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GirlFamily and visitor volunteers provide a supportive environment and excellent customer service to the families of patients and MetroHealth visitors. Learn more about volunteering with families and visitors below.


Description: Greet patients and visitors. Offer assistance when needed by escorting patients and visitors or pushing patients in a wheelchair to their destination. Provide service recovery to patients with a hospitality cart.
Volunteers Needed: Weekdays 9 a.m. - Noon or 1 - 4 p.m.
Commitment Required: 3 months
Minimum Age: 18
Locations: Brecksville Health and Surgery Center
                   Broadway Health Center
                   MetroHealth Medical Center, Cleveland Heights
                   MetroHealth Medical Center, Old Brooklyn
                   MetroHealth Medical Center, Parma
                   Middleburg Heights November Family Health Center

Burn Center Support

Description: Trained burn survivors visit with patients and discuss the recovery process. May participate in support groups for patients and families.
Volunteers Needed: Weekdays
Commitment Required: 3 months
Minimum Age: 18
Location: MetroHealth Medical Center, Main Campus

Ronald McDonald Family Room at MetroHealth

Description: Act as the host or hostess of this special room and help provide a friendly, relaxing and supportive environment to families that are dealing with the illness of their child. Ronald McDonald Family Rooms are extensions of the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland that provide an area of respite for families to use while remaining close to their child’s bedside.
Volunteers Needed: 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. seven days a week. Volunteers are needed for three-hour shifts.

Commitment Required: 6 months
Minimum Age: 18
Location: MetroHealth Medical Center, Main Campus

Spirit of Music at MetroHealth

Description: Make music part of the healing process by sharing your vocal or instrumental talent with patients and visitors. A brief audition is required.
Volunteers Needed: Schedule varies
Commitment Required: 3 months
Minimum Age: 16
Locations: All MetroHealth locations