Volunteers 18 and older are adult volunteers. They may volunteer year-round. This category includes college students pursuing volunteer experience.
Volunteers between the ages of 16 and 18 are considered junior volunteens. The Junior Volunteen Program runs for eight weeks every summer. Junior volunteens may extend their volunteer experience beyond the summer by request. The 2017 application period is closed. To be eligible next year, applicants must be 16 years old by June 1.
Virtual volunteers provide volunteer support from their homes by crocheting or knitting baby caps.
Applications are reviewed after materials are received. A criminal background check is required. Applicants accepted into the volunteer program must participate in group or individual orientation. New volunteers will be trained in their assigned location by health system staff or experienced volunteers.