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Join the Red Cross as a Patient Comfort Volunteer @ Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

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American Red Cross - National Capital and Greater Chesapeake Region

Help us Help veterans!

Join the Red Cross as a Weekday Patient Comfort Volunteer at the Walter Reed Military Medical Center!

To provide service to, and enhance morale of, patients by providing comfort items such as reading materials, crafts, snacks, and basic clothing needs throughout designated areas of the medical facility. Also includes volunteers who visit with in patients! This opportunity is typically offered Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support Red Cross mission
  • Ensure that supply cart has a variety, and sufficient amount of, appropriate materials
  • Fill requests from patients for specific items, when possible
  • Ensure that inventory forms for items on cart and in storage area are updated.
  • Help unload shipments of material and stock storage area
  • Ensure that storage area is orderly
  • Return all cart items to their proper location
  • Secure supply area and cart when not in use
  • Maintain patient confidentiality
  • Maintain professionalism as stated in Red Cross policy
  • Ensure that volunteer hours are tracked in accordance with Red Cross policy
Please contact ncrvolrecruitment@redcross.org if you or someone you know are interested in this opportunity!

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About American Red Cross - National Capital and Greater Chesapeake Region


8550 Arlington Blvd., Fairfax, VA 22031, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.


Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it's one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.

Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


Walter Reed Military Hospital8901 Rockville PikeBethesdaBethesda, MD 20889



  • Housekeeping
  • Inventory Management
  • Hospitality


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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