Volunteer Application
Make a Meal


Prepare a Meal
To schedule a time to cook a meal for House families or make bag lunches for our Family Rooms, please contact our Meals Coordinator at meals@rmhws.org or (336) 970-5665. Learn more about our Meals program.

Prepare a Snack

Homemade baked goods can be prepared and packaged on-site in our kitchen. Preparing a snack can be counted as two service hours. To schedule a time to bake for families, please contact our Director of Volunteer Services at robl@rmhws.org or call (336) 970-5651.

Family Room Volunteers


Extend the services offered at the House to all families with hospitalized children treated at the Brenner Family Room and Forsyth Family Room:

  • Greet guests
  • Monitor Check-ins
  • Keep the kitchen stocked with food

Must be at least 18 years old. Questions? Contact Jolyn Roberts at jolynr@rmhws.org or 336-970-5655.



House Volunteers


Provide assistance with daily household chores:

  • Light housekeeping
  • Clerical work
  • Sorting donations
  • Assisting families with any questions.

Must be at least 15 years old.




Family Support Volunteer


Interact with families and help with programming. A regular commitment is required for Family Support Volunteers.

  • Bingo, 5:15pm-6:45pm Monday nights
  • Crafts
  • Special Events, help with special programming, Holidays, Share your special talent, etc.

Minimum age is 18.


  • Hospital Visits- Weekdays

Minimum age is 21.

Tuesday Night Volunteer Program


Individuals or groups who would like to help with various projects around the House.

  • Tuesdays 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
  • No special skills are needed
Teens With Heart


High school students get an inside view into the non-profit world and help with household tasks during the busy summer months.

  • High school students (ages 15-18)
  • Volunteer for 1 week in the Summer
  • 25 Service Hours
  • Separate Teens with Heart Application required.

Please contact Rob Lemons, Director of Volunteer Services, at robl@rmhws.org or call (336) 970-5651 with any questions.

Become a Ronald McDonald House Volunteer Today


It is the volunteers that truly make the Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem a “home away from home.” Their caring words, special talents, and generous gift of time helps create a safe and welcoming environment for our families.

In 2017, over 4,100 volunteers contributed more than 25,000 hours of their time to prepare 415 meals for families, help with clerical and household tasks, visit children in the hospital, and provide programming for our families.

We are always happy to have an extra set of hands and there are many ways to help, as an individual or as a group.

If you are interested in completing an individual project for service hours or as a part of another organization, please contact our Director of Volunteer Services at RobL@rmhws.org or (336) 970-5651. Please note that the Teens with Heart program requires a separate application.

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