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The first step to becoming an individual volunteer is attending a Volunteer Orientation, which is hosted on the third Thursday of each month. Sign up for a Volunteer Orientation! 

Below are the current individual volunteer opportunities that Ronald McDonald House® Orange County (RMHOC) has to offer: 

Core Volunteer 

Core Volunteers assist in any means necessary, uphold all House policies, and are supportive to the guest families at the House. Core Volunteers are crucial in maintaining the friendly, caring atmosphere of RMHOC. Duties include: 

  • Assisting with check-ins and check-outs 
  • Keeping room-ready bags up to date 
  • Cleaning guest rooms 
  • Answering phones, direct calls, and taking messages 
  • Calling families to confirm their request to stay 
  • Conducting House Tours 
  • Assisting in database management with simple data entry 


Housekeeping Volunteer 

Housekeeping Volunteers support families and staff by organizing, cleaning and maintaining a comforting environment for families staying at RMHOC. Duties include:  

  • Assisting donors with filling out donation receipts 
  • Taking pictures of donors and donations 
  • Organizing donations into storage spaces 
  • Keeping inside and outside communal spaces clean 
  • Cleaning guest rooms 
  • Writing thank you cards 


Kitchen Docent Volunteer 

Kitchen Docent Volunteers support families, staff and volunteer groups by guiding groups to the kitchen, helping them get settled, and staging their completed meal. Duties include: 

  • Preparing the kitchen for group arrivals 
  • Guiding groups to the kitchen 
  • Explaining where kitchen supplies are located 
  • Sharing information about the charity and any upcoming events 
  • Taking Meal of Love groups on House tours 
  • Sorting through the kitchen for any food that is passed the “serve by date” 
  • Checking that any “House-made” food is correctly labeled 


Shuttle Volunteer 

Shuttle volunteers support families and staff by keeping RMHOC cars maintained and transporting families. Duties include: 

  • Driving families to and from the hospital, pharmacy, and/or grocery store 
  • Filling RMHOC cars with gas 
  • Taking RMHOC cars through the car wash 
  • Driving RMHOC cars to pick up donations, supplies, and House needs 


Event Volunteer 

Event volunteers support staff at special events and represent the charity at outreach events. Duties include: 

Outreach Events 

  • Representing RMHOC within the community at tabling events 
  • Explaining programs and amenities of the House in detail 
  • Giving a full overview of RMHOC and why we exist 
  • Accepting monetary and/or in-kind donations 

Special Events 

  • Assisting with set-up and/or tear-down 
  • Greeting guests and supporting registration, silent auction, live auction, etc. 
  • Using the current POS system to take payment/donations 
  • Accepting monetary and/or in-kind donations 


Current Special Events:

2024 OCSC Beerfest Opportunities


  • Saturday, July 6
  • Saturday, August 31
  • Saturday, October 26


Local breweries offer product tastings. As a volunteer, you’ll help pour beer so that the brewery representatives can talk with the attendees about their product.

CLICK HERE for the Volunteer Job Description
Submit your filled-out Job Description to [email protected] to reserve your volunteer spot.


2024 Walk for Kids


  • Saturday, June 1st  

Walk for Kids is designed to raise funds and awareness for the RMHOC's services and programs. Walkers come together for a day of fun, food, entertainment, and giveaways.

Volunteer Job Descriptions:

Submit your filled-out Job Description to [email protected] to reserve your volunteer spot.



Touch A Truck


  • Saturday, June 29th

Touch-A-Truck is a family-friendly event that allows children to explore, climb, and TOUCH vehicles of all shapes and sizes. Volunteers will need to help children and families on and off the vehicles as well as count the number of children and families on each vehicle so there are not too many at one time.


Volunteer Job Descriptions:

Click to learn more: Touch A Truck Volunteer

Contact [email protected] to reserve your volunteer spot.