Volunteer holding a baby rattle while interacting with a baby

Volunteering During COVID:

We are still accepting applications to volunteer for anyone over 18.

MWPH is not accepting applicants for the Baltimore Campus at this time. We hope to resume in November. We are accepting applicants for Child Life and Cuddlers at the Largo campus.

Largo: Cuddler positions at the MWPH at UM Capital Region facility are open. Child Life positions will be opening in November.

*Effective October 1, 2021, Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital (MWPH) requires all volunteers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. MWPH provides limited exemptions from its requirement that volunteers be vaccinated against COVID-19. These include exemptions for individuals who cannot receive the vaccine due to a medical condition or an objection to the vaccine based on sincerely held religious beliefs. Contact Human Resources for additional information. 

If You Love Children, You'll Love Volunteering

Just how gratifying is it to help a child lead a happier, healthier life? Find out by joining the dedicated men and women who volunteer at Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital.

As a pediatric rehabilitation hospital, MWPH offers inpatient and outpatient care for infants and children with rehabilitation and special medical needs. Rehabilitation is a journey, and one that is made better with a helping hand and a caring heart.

Our volunteers help support the patients and staff at MWPH by providing a variety of services including, clerical support, hospitality, companionship and play with school aged children, age appropriate developmental stimulation to infants and toddlers.

How Can You Help?

  • Working directly with children to help them reach developmental goals
  • Assisting with field trips
  • Delivering refreshments and other items via the hospitality cart
  • Greeting and hosting visitors
  • Monitoring the outpatient waiting room
  • Performing clerical duties