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Volunteering at UPMC McKeesport

Apply to volunteer at UPMC McKeesport.

As volunteers at UPMC McKeesport, you become part of the UPMC team to support our mission of offering:

  • Quality patient care.
  • Outstanding education of our future doctors, surgeons, and health care staff.
  • Cutting-edge treatments through our biomedical research.

Perks of Volunteering

  • Free parking
  • Free meal voucher up to $5 on volunteer days
  • Free smock
  • Annual Holiday party
  • Annual Volunteer Celebration luncheon

Other benefits include:

  • Helping others
  • Gaining worthwhile career experience
  • Making lasting friendships

Volunteer Requirements at UPMC McKeesport

  • Must be 15 years of age or older.
  • Commitment of one day per week for four hours, 75 hours minimum.
  • Attend orientation where a volunteer coordinator will match your interests and schedule with the hospital's needs.
  • Submit required paperwork provided by Volunteer Coordinator.
  • Have a valid Social Security Number.

Volunteer Opportunities at UPMC McKeesport

See below for some of the ways you can volunteer to help patients, families, and UPMC staff.

Not all opportunities listed are available at all times. Opportunities will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.

Externships are for course credit. Once the externship has been arranged through your school, please contact our Volunteer Services Office for the required paperwork.

We Accept Donated Items

For our patients and their families to use while in the hospital, we always accept new or gently used:

  • Books
  • Magazines
  • Twiddlemuffs made for patients if volunteers knit or crochet