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Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center - Richmond, VA


Volunteer or Donate

A group of volunteers standing in the McGuire Rotunda 

Richmond VA Medical Center depends on the goodwill of our benefactors and volunteers who wish to give something back to America's Heroes. Volunteers provide many important functions throughout the medical center and help ensure our patients stay is an enjoyable experience.                           

 How to Become a Volunteer at Richmond VAMC

Step 1.  Schedule an appointment to have your fingerprints taken for a background check Note: All applicants are required to schedule appointments electronically at for fingerprints. The fingerprint office is located in room 5B-173, Human Resources. Please report to the Voluntary Service Office located in room 1M-107 on the date of your fingerprint appointment to register.

Step 2. Once the fingerprints come back to us, our office will contact you to proceed with the online orientation.  For those who do not have a printer or computer access, they may pick up a copy of the orientation materials from the Voluntary Service Office, room 1M-107.

Step 3.  Upon completion of the required forms, please contact the Voluntary Service Office at (804) 675-5107 or (804) 675-5135 to schedule an interview and receive your volunteer assignment in the medical center. All of the required forms can be read/downloaded under the "resources" tab on the right side of the page.

Step 4. Bring the Volunteer Packet to our office when you come in for your interview or email the forms to us at

Step 5. Bring a copy of your vehicle registration and a government issued I.D. card on Monday -Friday, 11 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. to receive your parking decal. Or you may do this the day of your interview.

Step 6. If you’ve received a T.B. test within the past year, you may submit your test results or be prepared to receive a T.B. test on the day of your interview.  The TB Test are given Monday –Wednesday and Friday 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and again from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Test are read Monday – Friday at the listed time.

Step 7. If you’re unable to keep your scheduled interview date or time, please contact the Voluntary Service Office at (804) 675-5107 OR (804) 675-5135.

Thank you to all future Volunteers and Donors who have taken the time to read through our information. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Donations List

Click here For a list of needed items our Veterans can use. To make a cash or non-cash contribution, please contact Voluntary Service at 804-675-5135.


A group of community volunteers prepares lunch for Veterans


The Veterans at the Richmond VAMC Thank You for your service!