Ways to Give at Banner Thunderbird Medical Center  

Give Back! Become a Banner Thunderbird Volunteer


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Our volunteers play a vital role in supporting Banner Health’s mission of making a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care.  Banner Thunderbird currently has volunteer service opportunities available in our Adult Volunteer Program.

Our Teen Volunteer Program is currently full. See below for information about getting on our waiting list.

At this time, we have a significant need for golf cart shuttle drivers, therapy dogs, information desk and nursing unit volunteers, and there are many other service opportunities available.

Here's how volunteers can help:

  • Caring Cart
  • Clerical Support
  • Therapy Dogs
  • Emergency Department
  • Nursing Units
  • Gift Shop 
  • Golf Cart Shuttle
  • Information Desks and Escort Services
  • Materials Management
  • Outpatient Services
  • Surgery Waiting Room Desks

For more information or to apply, contact the Volunteer Resources office at
(602) 865-5760.

Teen Volunteer Programs
Our Teen Volunteer Programs are currently full

Year-Round Program for Teens 16 and Older

  • Volunteers are asked to make a minimum commitment of at least 100 hours of volunteer service over a six month period of time. These hours are typically served in one shift of three to four hours a week.
  • We do not have a “summer only” volunteer program for teens16 years of age or older. 

If you are 16 years of age or older and wish to be placed on the waiting list for our year-round teen volunteer program, please call Volunteer Resources at (602) 865-5760. Please note: The average wait time for volunteer placement is two to three months.

Summer-Only Program for Teens

  • Open to students who are at least a freshman in high school and 14-15 years of age.
  • Volunteers are asked to make a minimum commitment of at least 40 hours of volunteer service over a three month period of time. These hours are generally served in one shift of four hours a week.
  • If you meet the age requirement and would like to volunteer in our summer-only program, please contact us in January to be placed on our 2017 summer-only program waiting list.

For more information about our teen volunteer programs, please call the BTMC Volunteer Resources Office at (602) 865-5760.

Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
5555 W. Thunderbird Road
Glendale, AZ 85306
(602) 865-5555
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