When you make a difference in a patient’s life, it’s all that matters.


The Volunteer Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital has a variety of opportunities. For teens. For adults. For all interested in volunteering in a hospital environment.

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The Volunteer Program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is now accepting applications. The assignment areas volunteers will be placed in are currently limited to: The Sibling Clubhouse, Wayfinding and Toy Washing. Applicants with Monday - Friday and 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. availability will be prioritized. Please visit the Adult Volunteering page for more information.

Betty Hersch

Meet Our 2022 Volunteer of the Year

Betty Hersch is our 2022 Volunteer of the Year. She began volunteering in 1997 and has given more than 5,270 hours of service.

Betty primarily volunteers in Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) but also assists with clerical projects.

She is one of the top three longest serving volunteers at Nationwide Children’s.