Volunteer Program for High School (Teen) Volunteers


The application for teen positions was made available on September 1, 2014. We received a large number of applications in a short period of time. Consequently, the teen program is now closed. We do not have a timeframe as to when the program will open again, however, we encourage you to read the information below and check back frequently to see if the program has re-opened. 

  

 

Program Requirements

  • Must be at least 15 years of age and have completed freshman year in high school
  • Complete application
  • Successfully complete Volunteer Services interview
  • Attend all required orientation and training
  • Compliance with uniform and dress standards
  • Compliance with hospital and department policies and guidelines including TB testing and flu vaccination

Service Requirements

  • One three-hour shift per week and at least 100 hours over a twelve-month period.
  • Assignments and shifts will be discussed during the interview process. Volunteers should consider their other activities (sports, clubs, etc.) before making the commitment to this program.
  • Volunteer Services cannot accommodate changes to the schedule or exceptions to any service requirements. Volunteers who do not meet these service requirements will not receive a certificate or verification of service.

Who Should Apply

  • High school students who are 15 years of age and have completed their freshman year in high school.
  • Students who are able to commit to the service requirements listed above.
  • Students who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine, nursing or the allied health professions.

Who Should Not Apply

  • Students who have not completed their freshman year of high school or who are 14 or younger.
  • Students who cannot make a weekly commitment and complete the minimum service requirements of 100 hours over a 12-month period.
  • Students who have other commitments that will require them to miss four or more scheduled shifts in a six-month period.
  • Students who are not able to commit to orientation/training.
  • Students looking to meet school requirements for less than 100 hours.