Opportunity Details

Health & Wellness, Family Services
Administrative Support/Clerical,Cleaning,Caring for People,Collecting, Sorting & Packaging,Counseling,Event Organizing,Fundraising & Campaigning,Mentoring/Youth Development,Painting,Other

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Nemours A. I. duPont Volunteer | Volunteer Delaware 50+ Community Partner

Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Volunteers provide support to both clinical and clerical departments. Openings for these positions change constantly. Please note that not all opportunities are available at any given time.


  • Read Aloud Delaware: Volunteers with this program — a collaboration with the nonprofit Read Aloud Delaware organization — read to children as they wait to be seen for appointments in the Outpatient Waiting Areas. When: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • KINfolk: This nonprofit organization distributes laptop computers to children while they are hospitalized. Computer knowledge is necessary to volunteer with this program. When: Monday–Sunday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Child Life Program: Assist Child Life Specialists in the Activity Center and on the nursing units as they help children deal with illness and hospitalization through play and self-expression activities. When: Monday–Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • Emergency Services: Assist behind the scenes with rooms, supplies and patient escort. Provide comfort care to patients and their families. When: Monday–Sunday, 9 a.m. to midnight
  • Family Resource Center/ Ronald McDonald Family Room: Provide a welcoming and compassionate presence in the Family Resource Center, which offers a business center, computer access, a library, a kitchenette, laundry facilities, sleep rooms and showers for patients’ families. This assignment is in collaboration with The Ronald McDonald House of Delaware. When: Monday–Sunday, 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.


  • Unit Welcome Desk: Welcome visitors onto the units in our 450,000-square foot hospital expansion. Provide way finding and collaborate with Family Ambassadors in supporting our patients and families. When: Sunday–Saturday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Surgical Services: Support families and staff through the surgical process, in both the preoperative and postsurgical units. When: Monday–Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.


  • Medical Imaging: Escort patients to other areas of the hospital and assist staff with general duties. Act as a greeter for the department. When: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Patient Escort: Assist Patient Escort staff with transporting patients and maintaining unit levels of wagons and wheelchairs. CPR training is required and will be provided. When: Monday–Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


  • Inpatient Rehab Gym: Assist behind the scenes by keeping equipment clean and in order. Aid therapists with peripheral duties associated with various therapies. When: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Outpatient Gym: Assist with behind-the-scenes activities and aid therapists as needed. When: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 pm.

To become a Volunteer Delaware 50+ volunteer in New Castle County, please complete a Volunteer Delaware 50+ Enrollment Form, then either email, mail or FAX the form to our NCC office. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at 302-255-9882

Mail: Volunteer Delaware, 1901 North DuPont Highway | New Castle, DE 19720

Email: Layokat.Rasulova@delaware.gov

FAX: 302-255-4462

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Volunteers needed through 12/31/2020

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