Pediatric Waiting Room Volunteer


Cause Areas


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


807 Children's WayJacksonville, FL 32207
You and your dog can brighten the day for our patients, families and staff! Care to Share!


  • Provide entertaining, recreational activities for the children in the waiting rooms while they wait to see their doctor

  • Show children how to make something special of their very own while they wait. We will show you how to teach amazing arts and crafts to delight our patients!

  • Read books to patients with puppets to enhance the experience

  • Engage the imagination of our patients by hosting progressive stories (each person in the group adds more story details)

  • Teach patients and their parents how to make butterfly rings, flowers, turtles, puppies, tiaras/crowns and princess/prince bracelets out of fuzzy sticks/pipe cleaners.

  • Play visual games such as "I Spy with my little eye" with patients


  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Storytelling
  • Visual Arts
  • Youth Services
  • Dance

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • minimum 4 hours per week: 8-Noon or 1-5 pm shifts
  • Free tuberculosis test done on site; vaccination record; 2 references; interview

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