LAST UPDATED 3/4/2015 4:05 PM: Due to the Winter Storm Warning for our region, the following services will open at 10 am on Thursday, March 5: UMCP’s Outpatient Infusion/Radiation Oncology; Princeton Medicine: MAP Plainsboro, Dayton, Monroe and 281 Witherspoon Street locations and Comprehensive Ob/Gyn Care of Princeton in Robbinsville; BMS Community Health Center. Please check back as we will continue to post updates related to the weather here.

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.