Junior Volunteer Program Frequently Asked Questions

What is the deadline for submitting the Junior Volunteer application?

The deadline for receipt of application is 4:00pm on April 15th. NO EXCEPTIONS.

What is the age for being a Junior Volunteer?

Junior Volunteer are students ages 15 to 17 years of age. Must attain age 15 by the first day of program (June 13th).

Am I allowed to miss any days during the six-week program?

Absences of more than 2 days will result in forfeiture of all volunteer hours earned.

Is there a face-to-face interview prior to acceptance into the program?

A select number of students will be chosen for interviews prior to being accepted into the program.

Do I get to choose which department I want to volunteer in?

The program is designed to rotate students through different departments for a broader hospital experience. Students preferences will be taken into consideration; however, placement will depend on department availability and scheduling.

How many volunteer hours do students receive during the program?

Students will volunteer 4 hours a day, 3 days a week for 6 weeks. Hours are generally 8:00am to 12:00pm. However, starting time may vary depending on the departments’ needs.