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Become a Volunteer

Due to the COVID-19 event, we are not processing any new volunteers (adult or teen) at this time. All volunteer service shifts have been canceled as of March 14, 2020. Thank you in advance for your understanding and support.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Tampa General Hospital.

Volunteers who donate their time and share their talents with Tampa General Hospital play a significant role in the experience of our patients and families. We appreciate the dedicated, compassionate and conscientious service they provide to patients, visitors, TGH staff and medical professionals. Our volunteers provide non-medical comfort and care to patients and assist hospital departments.

Are you a doctor, nurse, or other healthcare provider looking for a way to give back to your community? We have the perfect volunteering opportunity for you at Tampa General Hospital assisting with our patient discharge phone calls. Our discharge phone call volunteers are passionate about connecting with our patients and getting them the resources they need to get well soon. Our discharge call volunteers also assist us in gathering feedback from patients to enhance the care at TGH. Join our talented team of dedicated and compassionate volunteers. Please contact Angelique McCormick, Director Volunteer Services, at or (813) 844-4303 for more information.

TGH Volunteer Requirements:

  • Commit to a minimum of 60 service hours 
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • A sincere interest in helping others in a caring, compassionate and dedicated manner
  • If selected, commitment to complete a health screening, drug test, background check, and orientation
  • Professional and positive attitude with the ability to accept supervision graciously

Benefits of Volunteering at TGH include:

  • Free parking
  • $7.50 hospital cafeteria credit toward your meal during your volunteer shift
  • Free flu shot
  • Free annual cholesterol screening
  • Eligibility to use the TGH Health and Wellness Center for free if you volunteer 10 hours or more a month
  • Free TB testing
  • Recognition and service award events
  • Volunteers are members of the TGH family, and are invited to participate in hospital events, including holiday celebrations and discounted ticket sales

Application Process

To apply to become a TGH Volunteer, please complete the following.

Step 1: Complete the online TGH Volunteer Application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Step 2:  Download the reference form -  and have the person providing the recommendation send it directly to  Please note that references cannot be from friends or family.

Once all materials are received (application and one reference form) they will be reviewed on the first Monday of every month. After the review is complete, applicants will receive an email notification of their status within 7-10 business days.

Due to the high volume of volunteer applicants, we are unable to accept every applicant and are only recruiting for areas listed on the online application. If you have any questions, please email

Thank you, again for your interest in volunteering with us at Tampa General Hospital.