Student Volunteer Program - Summer

Requirements

  • Minimum Age 15
  • Completion of the 9th grade
  • Minimum commitment of 16 hours per week
  • Minimum commitment of 100 hours
  • Completion and submission of the Student Volunteer Application – Summer and Volunteer Agreement by the 15th of May
  • Personal interview to discuss interests and availability and to assure a match of applicant’s motivation with the needs and objectives of the Medical Center
  • Completion and submission of all required documents and forms received at the interview
  • Background screening
  • Screening for immunity to infectious diseases
  • Tuberculosis testing
  • Orientation training and testing
  • Physical factors
    • Some assignments require standing, walking, pushing, and lifting during the entire volunteer shift
    • Some assignments require sitting, with little or no walking
    • Some assignments require a mix of sitting and walking
  • We do not participate in any court appointed work service programs

Process

  • After receipt of your completed Student Volunteer Application – Summer and Volunteer Agreement we will call you and schedule an interview
  • At the interview, we will discuss with you your interests, motivations for volunteering and your availability
  • You will be given a packet of documents to read and forms to complete and return to us, including:
    • Personal Profile Form
    • Background Investigation Form
    • Orientation Study Guide and Self Test
    • Confidentiality Agreement
  • You will be scheduled with our Employee Health office to be screened for immunizations and receive two (2) tuberculosis tests
  • Upon our receipt of all your completed and signed documents, we will conduct a background screening
  • At the successful conclusion of the application process, you will be authorized to receive an employee Photo Identification Badge
  • Upon receipt of your badge, you will be introduced to your volunteer assignment and begin your volunteer service

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Patient Care
    • Patient transportation
    • Patient/staff liaison
    • Nursing staff assistance
    • Emergency Room assistance (college students only)
    • Patient visitation
    • Other
  • Non-Patient Care
    • Greeters at information desks and reception areas
    • Office clerical support
    • Mail preparation and routing
    • Visitor escort
    • Other
  • Days and Times
    • Most opportunities are available from 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday
    • Some opportunities are available from 7 am to 11 pm everyday

Volunteer Placement

We will try to match your requests with our needs, but specific department assignments cannot be guaranteed. Some volunteer assignments will be dependent upon the age and abilities of the volunteer.