Our Guest Services, Meal Group and Activity volunteers make
our Ronald McDonald Houses feel like a “home-away-from-home.

Individual Volunteers

Guest Services Volunteers maintain a set schedule of two-hour shifts weekly or biweekly. Guest Services volunteers must be at least 18-years-old and commit to at least six months of service, subject to our needs.

  • Administrative Volunteer: Assist our volunteer management team with administrative tasks as needed.

  • Front Desk Volunteer: Be the “host or hostess” of our House. Greet guests and volunteers, answer phones, help with family check ins and give tours.

  • House Refresher Volunteer: Help keep our House clean and organized. Clean play areas, organize library, wipe down tables, re-stock items around the House, sanitize toys, etc.

  • Kitchen Queen or King: Help keep our kitchen spotless and welcoming for families and meal groups. Clean out refrigerators, empty dishwashers, re-stock kitchen supplies, etc.

Because of the unique nature of all our volunteer placements, our policy is to not accept any volunteer placements by any court-mandated referrals.


Provide a well-balanced meal to warm the hearts and bellies of families when they return from a long day at the hospital.

This program is for groups with a maximum of 12 volunteers at our House near Egleston and up to 10 volunteers at our House near Scottish Rite. All volunteers must be at least 9 years old and accompanied by an adult chaperone if under 18 years old.

  • Nightly Dinners: Prepare and serve a nutritious dinner at our House for the families as they return from the hospital. Program available from 4—7:30 p.m. seven days a week.

  • Breakfast & Brunch: The most important meal of the day is breakfast! Schedule a morning to prepare breakfast at one of our Houses. Program available seven days a week.

  • Bakers Club: Bake sweet treats for our families to enjoy. Program available at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

  • Casserole Club: Prepare nourishing casseroles to be stored in our freezers and served as needed. Program available at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Activity Volunteers

  • Our goal is to provide families with a variety of age-appropriate opportunities for activities, entertainment, and education while staying at the House.

  • This program is available from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday – Thursday. Groups of up to five-eight volunteers, over 9 years old, are welcome. All volunteers 18 and under require a chaperone.

  • Family activities may include:

    • Arts & crafts

    • Performance of music, dances, and/or plays

    • Manicure night

    • Flower arranging

    • Game night

    • Bingo night with prizes (we have a Bingo set)

    • Healthy living activities

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