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Teen Summer Program

The application opportunity for our 2020 Teen Summer Program is now closed.

If you are between 16 and 18 years old and wish to volunteer at the Adult Hospital during the summer, we have limited opportunities available on a first-come, first-serve basis. We will accept applications from the first business day of February through the end of March, OR until the program fills up.  We accept teen volunteers in these roles:

Activity and Hospitality Cart

Distribute puzzles, activity packets, games, magazines and other items to families in the waiting areas. Visit with families, help with directions and provide general information and assistance.
Volunteers Needed: Seven days a week, 8:00 a.m. - .8 p.m.

Guest Ambassador

Assist staff in identifying patients and families who need assistance while visiting the Medical Center. Meet, greet and escort patients and visitors around the hospital during their stay.
Volunteers Needed: Monday - Friday 7:00am-5pm (busiest time 7:00am 2:00pm)

Radiology Ambassador

Provide support and comfort to patients and families by offering refreshments, conversation, and resources in multiple clinic areas. Assist with specific projects as needed.
Volunteers Needed: Monday - Friday 7:00am-5pm (busiest time 7:00am 2:00pm)

You will need to make a minimum commitment of one 2-3 hour shift for eight weeks with no more than two consecutive weeks of absences. We require our summer volunteers to commit to at least 25 hours of service over the duration of the summer.

Prior to applying, all potential summer teen volunteers and their parents or guardians should consider the following:

  • Will you be 16 by March 1 of the current year?

  • Are you going to summer camps; summer school; mission trips; vacations; have work commitments; involved in sports?

  • Does your summer schedule allow you to volunteer eight weeks with no more than 2 consecutive weeks of absences?

  • Are you available to volunteer once a week, same day and same time every week?

  • Do you have consistent transportation?

  • Are you mature, outgoing, friendly, proactive and willing to engage people as you help them?

To become a Summer Teen Volunteer at the Adult Hospital:

  1. Complete our online application.
  2. After we review your completed application and availability, we will contact you to schedule a personal interview.
  3. Submit two Teen Reference Forms completed by a school counselor, teacher, or principal.
  4. Obtain required immunizations (see below).
  5. Complete an online orientation.
  6. Complete a unit specific training.
  7. Shadow a current volunteer.

Immunization Requirements for Teens

Prior to volunteering you will be required to provide documentation of the following:
Two TB skin tests (one within 12 months and one within 3 months)
Varicella Titer

Want to Volunteer Year-Round?

Complete our summer program and we can work with your schedule to find a school-year opportunity, if there is one available.