Individual Volunteers

The Heart of the House

Join Us in Keeping Families Close
Ronald McDonald House Houston individual volunteers help carry out the day-to-day operations at each of our four facilities. Parking is free, scheduling is flexible, and the volunteer experience is fulfilling! Volunteer shifts are available in three-hour blocks, 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

Help Us Create a Home Away From Home for Families

Ronald McDonald House volunteers are a vital source of support to our families.

Individuals can serve at Holcombe House, or at our hospital programs as Welcome Desk Volunteers, or on the support team in our Family Rooms and lounges.  This includes offering a warm and welcoming presence, light administrative skills, organizing and replacing fresh linens for bedrooms, setting up donated meals for families, and replenishing food items throughout the Family Rooms located within the hospital.

Most importantly, our volunteers greet our families with a smile and provide kindness are care.

Our volunteers are the heart of the Ronald McDonald House Houston helping to create a home away from home for our families! If you are interested in volunteering with us, please click on the button below to begin the process. Together we can help families when they need us the most.



Holcombe House: Welcome Desk Volunteer

Holcombe House: Family Activities Volunteer

Holcombe House: JoyFull Eats Volunteer

Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital: House Volunteer

Texas Children’s Hospital: House Volunteer

Throughout the academic year, Ronald McDonald House Houston provides internships to college students. These internships give students the opportunity to gain real-world, “hands-on” experience that complements their coursework.  

We have established formal partnerships with the Bachelor of Social Work program at the University of Houston – Downtown and the Master of Social Work program at the University of Houston – Main Campus, which allow students to not only support the Family Support Services Department but also gain skills in assessment, case management and connecting families with services in the community.

To view current internship opportunities at RMHH, click here. If you have submitted an application for an internship position or have questions about our internship program, please contact