We recognize that volunteers are an essential part of the level of excellence provided to our patients. Whether you need to complete community service hours, increase exposure or want to give back to the community, MedStar NRH's volunteer program will help you find just the right fit for your talents and skills. Please note, you must be age 16 or older to volunteer at MedStar National Rehabilitation Network.

Volunteer Services provides:

front-volunteerCareer Exposure Program
Individuals pursuing medical/healthcare careers may gain experience by shadowing a medical/healthcare professional or working in a department of interest.

Community Volunteer Program
Volunteers greet and visit patients admitted to MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital on behalf of the Volunteer Services Program, part of the Marketing & Strategic Development Office. Volunteers also provide administrative support to a variety of service areas and sites, greet patients at the front desk, and assist in Dietary and Environmental Services.

Student Volunteer Program
This program is available to any student who needs to complete community service or required volunteer hours for admission to a PT/OT program. Through these programs many volunteers may work throughout MedStar National Rehabilitation Network in services or at many of our outpatient sites.

Service areas within the hospital include:

  • Human Resources
  • Information Systems
  • Materials Management
  • Environmental Service
  • Nursing Units
  • Front Desk
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Medical Records
  • Speech Therapy
  • Research
  • Administration


Inpatient/Hospital Volunteer Program
If you are interested in being a volunteer within the main hospital at 102 Irving St, NW, contact LaShonne Williams-Fraley at 202-877-1010.

Outpatient Volunteer Program
If you are interested in being a volunteer within the MedStar Health Physical Therapy (see Locations), contact Monica Solomon at 301-540-6140.
It can take a minimum of two weeks for an application to be approved.