Thank you for your interest in the Junior Volunteer Program for high school students. Please read the following information to learn more about the application process.
Who is Eligible?
All applicants must have the approval of their parent(s)/guardian.
High school students who are 16 or older; freshman, sophomores and juniors.
Seniors may apply to the Adult & College Student program after high school graduation and having reached their 18th birthday.
Our online application will be available beginning Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at 4 PM. The online application will be active at the bottom of this page. The online application is available below. The application will include:
Applicant background information
Statements of interest to address these topics
Why do you want to volunteer with us and what do you hope to gain?
What distinguishes you from other candidates?
Once we reach our desired number of candidates, we will close our application and provide an interest form option for students so that they may be contacted if there are future openings. We highly recommend applying as early as possible as the application
window may close quickly if there is a high amount of interest. After reviewing the online submissions, we will follow up with all candidates regarding whether or not they have been selected for the information session and interview process.
Information Session and Interview Selection
Selected candidates will be emailed an invitation to attend a virtual 30-minute group information session . During the information session, we will discuss the program, expectations, and requirements. After attending an information session, interested
applicants may sign up for a 20-minute Zoom interview. Applicants must submit a resume as a part of the interview. Following the interviews, candidates will be notified if they have been selected for the program.
How to Apply
If you would like to join our team of Junior volunteers, please complete the online application.
We ask for an initial 6-month commitment from all new Junior Volunteers, however, many volunteers stay for over one year, or until high school graduation. Volunteers are assigned to a regular 3 hour shift on either Saturday or Sunday between the hours of 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
Junior Volunteers will assist in our main lobby. They will provide wayfinding assistance to visitors, wheelchair assistance to patients when leaving the hospital, as well as miscellaneous tasks such visitor check-in and department deliveries.
Yes, if selected as a Junior Volunteer you will need to provide a copy of your immunization records showing you are up-to-date on MMR Vaccine (Measles, Mumps, Rubeola), chicken pox vaccine (Varicella), TDaP (within the past 10 years), and Covid-19 (which includes vaccination booster, if eligible). Tuberculosis (TB) clearance testing will also be completed prior to starting in the program. An annual flu shot is required each October.