Josh Cares provides companionship and comfort to children who are alone while hospitalized in critical care units at Cincinnati Children’s. Josh Cares fellows serve as surrogates for and as links to, the families who would be by their children’s sides. Learn more about this program at

Josh Cares fellows are Child Life specialists who are seeking further experience in the field of Child Life. This paid fellowship requires a one-year commitment. To apply for a fellowship, an individual must have successfully completed a Child Life internship.

The Josh Cares organization currently funds five fellowship positions at Cincinnati Children’s. To view available fellowship positions, view our Careers section.

For further information, contact Lynn Sanner at 513-636-8973 or