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Volunteering at UF Health Jacksonville

We value our volunteers and appreciate their many contributions. They are indeed a vital part of our organization and our mission to provide the best possible care to our patients. As an academic medical center of excellence that attracts patients from near and far, we have a great need for caring people who want to share their special abilities and time to make a difference.

UF Health Jacksonville is looking for dedicated people to join our team of volunteers. In addition to the heartfelt joy you receive from helping others, you will be able to:

  • Add experience to your resume
  • Broaden your skills and knowledge
  • Explore career opportunities
  • Form lasting friendships
  • Meet school community service requirements
  • Spend your free time productively

Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteers are adults, college students and teens with diverse backgrounds and skills and a desire to help others.

Getting Started

As a volunteer, you will serve as an ambassadors for our hospital in the community, so we set a high standard of excellence.

Volunteers are assigned to approximately 50 departments at UF Health Jacksonville based on availability, interests, skills and abilities. Patient contact is available for those who prefer it, or you may choose to work behind the scenes. Perhaps you would like to work in our gift shop or as a patient escort. Whatever your interests or special skills are, we have exciting and challenging opportunities for you.

You can be sure that at UF Health Jacksonville, you will make a difference!

Volunteer Benefits

Helping others offers its own personal rewards, yet there are other benefits available to our adult, intern and teen volunteers, including:

  • Free meal during each four-hour shift
  • Ten percent discount on gift items at our gift shops
  • Free flu shots


Volunteer Services is located near the main entrance of the UF Health Jacksonville Clinical Center to the right of the lobby information desk and admissions.