Please review all the steps below to fully understand our requirements and onboarding process.
After we review and accept your application, we will contact you to schedule an interview. During the interview we will discuss if volunteering at VUMC is a fit for you, your possible placement and schedule, as well as next steps.
Complete the background check release form. Volunteering at the Hospital & Clinics is contingent upon a completed background check.
Complete our Online Volunteer Orientation & Training. We developed this training to provide you with overall, broad-based knowledge about volunteering in a hospital and clinical setting. It includes education about responding to emergency situations. We also offer compliance training that covers the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) protecting patient privacy, among other topics. You will be registered for this training at the completion of a successful interview.
Obtain and/or submit the required immunizations.
Obtain VUMC Volunteer ID Badge and volunteer vest.
Complete the unit-specific training for your volunteer placement, which may take place in a group or one-on-one setting.