March 8th, 2013

Great River Health Systems will host its summer Junior Volunteen Program for youth 14 to 18 years old from Monday, June 10 to Friday, Aug. 2. Applications are due Monday, April 1. Students who are interested in health careers and volunteering are invited to apply.


Besides volunteering, participants may attend weekly educational sessions about clinical and nonclinical departments and jobs. Volunteens must participate in the orientation session Thursday, June 6, and serve one four-hour shift per week for at least seven weeks. More hours are not available.


Teens must complete an application to be considered. Other requirements include:

·         Background check

·         Group interview

·         Minimum 2.8 grade point average

·         Pledge of confidentiality

·         TB test and health assessment

·         Written references


For more information or an application, please call Great River Volunteer Services at 319-768-3340. Applications also are available at