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Summer-Only Volunteer Opportunities

The application for the Summer 2022 Volunteer Program is now closed. For those interested in applying for Summer 2023, please check back here in February 2023 for more information.

We are pleased to offer a learn-and-serve opportunity for first-time applicants to our summer program.

This year’s Summer Intensive Program will take place on July 18 and July 22. All participants must attend both sessions, which will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. 

Program Content

Broadly, the Summer Intensive Program will include service projects to benefit Lurie Children’s patients, healthcare education initiatives, as well as patient, caregiver, and career panels. Additional details will be provided closer to the event for those selected.

**Please note that the Summer Intensive is intended for those who are early in their career and education exploration, typically in the 16-20 year old age range.**


To have their applications be considered, volunteers must meet the following requirements:

  • Must be at least 16 years old by July 1, 2022, to apply
  • Must submit application between March 1–April 30, 2022
  • Must supply proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including booster
  • Must be able to attend both session dates

The deadline to apply is April 30. If the number of applicants exceeds our capacity, participants will be randomly selected from the application pool.  

All applicants will be notified of their status by May 15.