College Volunteer Program

Collage Adults College            

Purpose

The college volunteer program offers students currently enrolled in an undergraduate program the opportunity to gain exposure to the medical environment while also giving back to the community.

Time Frame

College volunteer opportunities are available year round.

  • Please note that there is a 100 service hour commitment requirement where a volunteer is in service seasonally or throughout the school year
*Acceptance into volunteer program is not guaranteed due to limited openings*

Volunteer Requirements

  • Volunteers must have the availability to commit to reoccurring schedule.
    • Volunteers choose one day of the week to spend 3 consecutive hours in a volunteer assignment. They are expected to come to their assignment the same day and time weekly
  • Volunteers must have the ability to accumulate a minimum of 100 service hours over the course of one year.
  • Volunteers should be willing to be flexible with availability and specific assignment requests.

Steps to apply

  1. Submit an on-line application. Click here
  2. Submit two reference forms. Please note: Applicants are not processed until both reference forms are received and verified by Volunteer Services.
    1. Reference # 1
    2. Reference # 2
  3. Please allow one to three weeks for processing before calling the Volunteer Office to check your application status.

*Please be aware not every applicant's availability and needs can be accommodated, therefore follow-ups are not guaranteed*

Additional Requirements

  1. Tuberculosis screening (two-step Mantoux):
    1. TB testing will be administered by our Occupational Health Department free of charge.
    2. Occupational Health does not treat anyone under the age of 18.
  2. Flu vaccination is required for all volunteers during flu season (typically September thru May).
    1. Occupational Health requires insurance cards, if applicable, for all those receiving their vaccine at the hospital.
  3. Attendance is required at a three hour hospital orientation session.
    1. Orientation is held twice a month.
  4. Completion of a criminal background check is required.
    1. The background check is free of charge.
  5. All volunteers will be asked to complete on the job training in their assigned position.
    1. Training can take anywhere from 1-2 weeks.
  6. Volunteers are asked to purchase their own uniform top from the organization.
    1. The cost of the top is $20.  

For more information, please contact (609) 853-6010 or volunteerser@princetonhcs.org with any inquiries.