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Summer Program for Youth Volunteers

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The Youth Volunteer Summer Program is to empower youth with leadership and communication skills and provide them with exposure to healthcare environment, while contributing to the community.

The 9-week program is scheduled for June 18 through August 10, 2018. A ceremony will be held on Monday, August 13 at 3:00 p.m.

Program Requirements:

  • 16 – 18 years of age.
  •  If under 18 years of age, permission from a parent or guardian to participate.
  •  Agree to complete a minimum of 50 hours commitment by August 10. Exceptions must be agreed upon during your interview or placement appointment.
  •  Attend volunteer orientation on June 18 at 9:00 a.m.
  •  Attend 5 out 8 Lunch and Learn programs (dates and times below), celebration ceremony and exit interviews.
  •  Wear your volunteer uniform and badge at all times.
  •  Complete the annual education online training (HIPAA and hospital safety training).

The Process:

Step 1: Submit the Youth Volunteer Application Online

  • The deadline for applying for the 2017 Youth Volunteer Summer Program is Friday, April 27.

Step 2: Print the following links and complete the forms. Please bring them with you to your interview.

 Step 3: Interview – Schedule an interview by calling (740) 374-1778 (Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.).

  • Mandatory Group Interviews:
    • Tuesday, May 1 at 4 p.m. (1st Floor Conference Room)
    • Thursday, May 3 at 4 p.m. (1st Floor Conference Room)
    • Wednesday, May 9 at 4 p.m. (1st Floor Conference Room)
  • Collect the parental consent form and references.
  • Sign Confidentiality agreement.
  • Background Check – need social security and date of birth.
  • Review the requirements of the youth summer program.
  • Assign your volunteer area.

Step 4: Student Orientation (Mandatory) – Monday, June 18 at 9:00 a.m. in the 1st Floor Conference Room.

  • ID Badge – You’ll be escorted to HR to get your badge photo. Your badge is to be worn at all times and is considered to be part of your uniform.
  • Tour of the Hospital
  • Review the volunteer guidelines – policies and procedures to be followed at all times.
  • Receive volunteer uniform.
  • Volunteer service description of your assigned area.
  • Online Annual Education completed.
  • Meet your director of your assigned department.

Step 5: Reporting to Duty

  • You will report directly to your assigned department for training.


HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS - Eligible for $500 Scholarship:

  •        Must be a senior in high school
  •        Must be planning to attend a college in healthcare
  •        Meet all the Youth Summer Program requirements mentioned above
  •        Show leadership skills
  •        Follow the Memorial Health System Standards of Excellence
  •        Complete the Student Volunteer Scholarship Application
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