Thank you for your interest in volunteering! Inova Fairfax Medical Campus offers many volunteer opportunities including patient support, staff support and retail assignments.
Please note: Volunteer Services is not affiliated with any intern/shadowing programs at Inova. For more information on those opportunities, visit the Clinical Education & Research website.
We have two different college student programs designed to accommodate students who have availability during the summer only and those with availability year-round.
- Summer Only
Year-Round College Student Volunteer Program
If you are available to commit to one, 3-4 hour shift per week for the duration of the fall and/or spring semester, and are able to meet the requirements listed above, we welcome your application.
Greatest need areas include Gift Shops, Treasure Trove shops, patient support services and clerical assignments.
Applications are reviewed during designated registration periods throughout the calendar year.
Registration Periods: Temporarily Suspended
All volunteer activity is suspended due to COVID-19.
Applications are reviewed during designated registration periods throughout the calendar year. Before applying, please be sure you’ll be available to attend the corresponding mandatory training class and meet the attendance requirement of serving one, 3-4 hour shift per week for a minimum of six months. You’ll begin volunteering within one week of the training class.
Registration will open at 10 a.m. on the first day and close at 12 p.m. (noon) on the last day.
We’ll respond to all applications within 10 days of the close of registration.
Optional Information Meetings
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All volunteer activity and information meetings are suspended due to COVID-19.
To learn more about our program requirements and service area opportunities before applying, we welcome you to attend an information meeting. While not mandatory in order to participate as a volunteer, we highly recommend attending to make sure our program is a good fit for you.
All information meetings will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Physicians Conference Center on the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus. Look for the Meeting Room on the street level of the center. Get directions & parking info.
Current service needs and availability are updated monthly and may be viewed below. You’ll have the opportunity to indicate your availability and service area preference on your application.