Our Junior Volunteer program offers high school students 16-18 years old the opportunity to experience the joy of helping others throughout the year. Junior volunteers learn about healthcare by assisting staff, visitors and patients with non-medical tasks. They perform many of the same duties as our adult volunteers.
We are looking for mature students who can make a reliable commitment of one three-hour shift per week for one year. Junior volunteers must have reliable transportation, be able to follow directions, accept supervision and work independently. We expect applicants to effectively balance school and work with their volunteer responsibilities. When interviewed, an applicant will select one service area in which to volunteer. We attempt to make the best possible match based on an applicant’s interest and service area availability. We also offer retail opportunities in our gift shops and Aubergine Thrift Store. All of our areas of service are considered patient care environments.
Before applying, you may want to refer to our list of volunteer service areas in your application, please go to our About Novant Health Auxiliary page for volunteer service opportunities.
Step 1: Click here for our Junior Volunteer Application
Step 2: Send your Reference form link to two references
Step 3: After you submit your application and we have received your two reference links, the Volunteer Services office will be contacting you to schedule an interview. Please print out and complete the forms below and bring them with you along with any health immunization records to include a current flu vaccination (required) if we are in flu-season. You must obtain the signed consent of a parent/guardian on all interview packet forms. You also need to bring $20 cash/check for your uniform and your last report card.
Junior Volunteer Interview Packet
Step 4: Prior to your in-hospital orientation:
a.) Read the Novant Health Auxiliary Handbook
b.) Complete our online Orientation and quiz. Print the required orientation forms below and bring them to your scheduled in-hospital orientation.
Step 5: Training will be arranged by the volunteer office.
Step 6: Begin volunteering for a minimum of 100 hours or one year.