Volunteer Opportunities for College Students

You can help us brighten the hospital experience for kids and provide comfort to isolated older adults! We look for caring and committed students interested in healthcare.

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Want to become a buddy?

Check out our volunteer role descriptions below.

Senior Buddy Volunteer Description

If selected for this role, you will be serving seniors in residential living facilities (or those that are homebound) to provide fun, friendship, and support and help reduce loneliness.

Hospital Buddy Volunteer Description

If selected for this role, you will be serving children in long-term hospital care to provide fun, friendship, and support to patients and their families

“My experiences with my buddy have played an important role in shaping the person I am today and has made me a more empathetic, grateful, and well-rounded person.”

– Tiffany Clausen, University of Miami

“I have not experienced a feeling of making a difference so strongly in past volunteer experiences as I did with StudentsCare.”

– Kelly Kambeitz, Michigan State University

“The most impactful experience I’ve had in my premedical endeavors.”

– Cristina Infante, University of Miami

Get Involved with a Chapter at Your University!

We create and sustain student chapters on college campuses to implement our programs, Each chapter elects student leaders to help coordinate volunteers, organize events, and manage chapter operations. Each chapter is supported by StudentsCare staff and all students are trained to understand the unique needs of hospitalized children and isolated older adults.

Click on your school below to learn more and get involved! 

arizona state university
Arizona Christian University
Boston University - Boston Massachusetts
Florida International University - Miami Florida
Michigan State University Lansing, MI 48824
Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale, FL
Saint Louis University St. Louis, MO
University of Central Florida Orlando, FL
University of Miami Miami, FL
University of Washington - Seattle WA

DON’T HAVE A CHAPTER YET ON YOUR CAMPUS?

We invite you to join our team, as a StudentsCare Intern! Get a “behind the scenes” look at StudentsCare and what it takes to run a national volunteer program, gain valuable experience working directly with nonprofit professionals, and most importantly make a difference in the lives of children & seniors!

Assist StudentsCare National Team with projects such as:

  • Video editing/transcribing
  • Marketing/Graphic design
  • Impact reporting
  • Social media
  • & more!

Nominate your school to be a StudentsCare partner! Student interest is one of the criteria we consider, so the more students at your school that fill out this form, the better your chances may be to have a chapter on your campus!

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