Ronald McDonald House Family Room Volunteer


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


700 Quincy AvenueMoses Taylor HospitalScranton, PA 18510


We are seeking volunteers for one our three Family Rooms. This can be a good fit for students and non-students alike. We have morning and evening shifts, week days as well as weekends. If you are looking for a meaningful opportunity where you can make a real difference for families every week, read on to learn all about it!

The Ronald McDonald Family Rooms (RMFR) are staffed by volunteers daily from 9am-9pm. Family Room volunteers lend a caring hand and provide information as needed, as well as making sure the room is clean and properly stocked. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old and are asked to fulfill a 3-hour shift once a week for a period of at least 3 months. Daily shifts are from 9am-12pm, 12-3pm, 3-6pm and 6-9pm.

Duties of Family Room Volunteers include the following:

  • Registering guests
  • Provide orientation to first time guests and go over Guidelines & Expectations
  • Keep simple statistical records
  • Enforce rules and guidelines when necessary
  • Keep the Family Room neat and tidy
  • Offer resources to families
  • Help provide a warm, friendly atmosphere for families
  • Clearly communicate with Ronald McDonald House and hospital staff when necessary


  • Housekeeping
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Hospitality
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 3 months
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