The 10-week Summer Program, geared toward high school students ages 16 and over and out-of-state college students, provides hands-on experience through a traditional hospital volunteer role. Volunteers will have the opportunity to work directly with patients and families in a variety of hospitality and outpatient clinic roles throughout the hospital. Those who are selected will be asked to commit to 10 consecutive weeks of volunteering, once a week for a regularly scheduled three-hour shift, between June and August.
To have their applications be considered, volunteers must meet the following requirements:
Must be at least 16 years old by June 1, 2020, to apply
Must submit application between February 1– March 6, 2020
All applicants will be notified of their status by March 16, 2020
Must be able to commit to 10 consecutive weeks of volunteering, once a week for a regularly scheduled three-hour shift, between June and August 2020
If you are unable to meet the commitments required of this opportunity, please consider applying to our Summer Intensive Program.
If selected, applicants must also complete the following steps:
A health and immunization record review
A scheduled individual interview
A criminal background check, provided by Lurie Children’s
A 3-hour orientation
Payment of $20 processing fee for the cost of volunteer uniforms and other related expenses
Assignment-specific training with a staff supervisor
Applications for the 2020 10-Week Summer Program are open now through March 6. All applicants will be notified of their status by March 16, 2020.