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Volunteer at Stephenson Cancer Center

Volunteer at Stephenson Cancer Center

Expand your personal sense of purpose and become part of something larger than yourself when you volunteer at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center. As you serve Cancer Center guests and staff, you realize that even the smallest actions can make a big difference, which also helps bring to life our mission of top-quality patient-centered care.

How You Benefit from Volunteering

When you choose to invest your time, talents and compassion in volunteering at Stephenson Cancer Center, you benefit from helping people in need as a valued member of a service-oriented team. Also, you will:

  • Find inspiration every day from examples of compassion, strength and resilience shown by those who give treatment and those who receive care

  • Gain new knowledge about today’s healthcare system, patient care services and cancer-related issues

Personal Qualities of Stephenson Volunteers

To join Stephenson Cancer Center as a volunteer, you must be:

  • 18 years of age or older

  • Committed to delivering patient-centered care

  • Willing to uphold the mission, vision and values of the Cancer Center

  • Dedicated to service and to putting others first

Volunteer Requirements

In addition to the personal qualities for volunteers listed above, you also must successfully fulfill these requirements:

  • Commit to at least two (2) hours of service each week for six (6) months

  • Pass a background check

  • Clear a drug screen

  • Schedule an employee health appointment to review vaccinations

  • Complete our New Volunteer Orientation and Training session(s)

  • Purchase your volunteer T-shirt ($20)

Apply to Volunteer

Contact us today to apply for volunteer service at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center. You’ll get a prompt follow-up from our Volunteer Program Manager, who can answer your questions and schedule you for an in-person interview.

In-Person Interview & Training

Once your application reaches our office, next steps include:

  • Application Interview – Your in-person interview helps us provide you with the most meaningful volunteer service position, one that best matches your skills, talents and interests. The interview also offers a chance for us to learn more about you, provide information about available volunteer roles and discuss program requirements.

  • Training/Onboarding – To assure your volunteer success as an important part of the mission of Stephenson Cancer Center, you’ll participate in a “welcome aboard” process where we first verify that you meet program requirements. Then, you receive role-specific training and more information about program expectations.

Begin Your Service

After you complete the onboarding process, you’re scheduled for your first volunteer shift. On your first day, we meet you at the Cancer Center and help guide you through the experience.

From then on, you’ll get regular check-in opportunities to visit with volunteer staff, so you can freely share your feelings, ideas and sense of fulfillment about volunteering at Stephenson Cancer Center.

Apply to Volunteer

Volunteer just two hours a week and share your compassion, skills and talents with the guests and staff at OU Health Stephenson Cancer Center in Oklahoma City. Email Katherine.Keyser@OUHealth.com or

Call (405) 271-8001 x32266