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West Houston Medical Center
West Houston Medical Center 24 Hour Emergency Center


Volunteers perform many vital services for patients, families, and staff members at West Houston Medical Center and Sugar Land Diagnostic Center. Every month, our volunteers collectively donate more than 2,000 hours.

Adult Volunteers (above age 18)

Adult Volunteers help staff the information desks, gift shop, patient registration, surgery waiting rooms, and administrative departments. They guide visitors through the hospital, help with paperwork, create patient tray favors, stitch surgery recovery pillows, knit newborn hats, and so much more. Volunteers with a variety of skills and interests are always needed, although our greatest need is in the gift shop and information desk. To find out more about our Adult Program and to apply:

Emergency Department Volunteer Program

The Emergency Department volunteer program is reserved for students enrolled in health care related studies. Volunteers are an important part of our healthcare team and it is imperative they understand, agree with and adhere to our mission, vision and values.

Junior Volunteer Summer Program

The Junior Volunteer Summer Program is reserved for high school students between the ages of 16 and 18. These select students will complete an 8-week program between June 22 and August 14 in various departments of our hospital.


The efforts of our volunteers and sales from the gift shop support scholarships for medical study and west Houston community projects. If you are a student pursuing a career in healthcare, please apply to determine if you qualify.

If you need more information about volunteer services, please call 281.588.8261 or email