Novant Health Auxiliary

Volunteer close to home, close to heart

Adult applicants

All adult applicants should first thoroughly read the volunteer information packet. If after reviewing the information you wish to proceed, please complete the adult volunteer application and follow the instructions to return it to the volunteer office. Once we receive your completed application the office staff will reach out to schedule an interview.

Volunteer Information Packet Adult Volunteer Application
For information on shadowing opportunities
Visit the student programs page

Teen Volunteer Summer Program

Thank you for your interest in the Novant Health Auxiliary Teen Volunteer Summer Program. There are 64 available slots in the Summer Teen Program. ONLY completed application packets, to include references, will be accepted. Applications received after the first 64 are accepted will be placed on a waiting list. Applications will undergo an evaluation process. Send in your completed application packet, as soon as possible. Application deadline is April 15th.

All applicants must have finished at least the sophomore year of High school by summer 2019. We are offering four two-week programs which will introduce students to the culture of the hospital. The four program sessions for 2019 will be:

June 14th – June 27th; June 28th – July 12th; July 15th – July 26th; July 27th–August 8th

Areas of specialty for the program:

  • Emergency Department
  • Guest Services/ Way finding
  • Surgical services
  • Materials Management

These areas are subject to change.

Click here for our 2019 Summer Teen Program Overview

Click here for our 2019 Summer Teen Program Application and information packet.

Year-round college volunteers

Our year-round college volunteer program gives students an opportunity to learn about healthcare by assisting staff, visitors, and patients with non-medical tasks. Volunteers must be able to follow directions, accept supervision, comply with the rules, exhibit interest and enthusiasm and work independently. If you are interested in serving in a healthcare setting and feel you can meet our expectations, we invite you to apply. College students interested in volunteering year-round should apply as adults.

Summer college volunteers

We offer college students an opportunity to volunteer during the summer and become an integral part of the remarkable patient experience found at Novant Health UVA Health System. All applicants must be between 18-22 or those up to age 25 if enrolled in an undergraduate college program. The summer college volunteer program provides an opportunity to serve 8-10 weeks at Prince William Medical Center, Haymarket Medical Center, Caton Merchant House or the Aubergine Thrift Store with the option to come back on school breaks throughout the year. The best possible match is made at the time of the interview. However, volunteer service areas depend on the needs and availability of the departments.

Volunteer opportunities may include but are not limited to:

  • Guest Services/Way finding
  • Surgical Services
  • Emergency Room
  • Rehabilitation
  • Gift Shop/Retail
  • Thrift Store/Retail
  • Patient Related Services
  • Administration/Clerical

College Summer Applicants must apply by May 1st and will need to begin volunteering by June 7th

Click here for the 2019 Summer College Application

Please return this application to: Novant Health Auxiliary, Attn: Volunteer Services, College Program Coordinator, 8700 Sudley Road, Manassas, VA 20110.

Below is a list of important details about our college program to take into consideration:

  1. Schedule an interview with the volunteer office, prior to May 30th
  2. Attend a mandatory hospital orientation on either Tuesday, May 21st at 10-12pm or Thursday May 30th at 4 -6pm at Prince William Medical Center or May 28th at 3-4:30pm at Haymarket Medical Center.
  3. Provide proof of vaccinations for MMR and Varicella or have titers drawn prior to start of work
  4. Complete a TB questionnaire
  5. Provide 2 personal references
  6. Submit to a background check
  7. Purchase a uniform in the amount of $20.00
  8. Serve a minimum of 3 hours per week for 8-10 weeks.

For additional information, email the volunteer office at

Pet therapy

Manassas Therapy Dogs visits Prince William Medical Center three times a week to share their time and love with our patients. For more information on Manassas Therapy Dogs visit their website.

For more information about volunteer opportunities, please call 703-369-8173.