Summer Youth Volunteer Program

Teens Gain Valuable Experience and Contribute to Community Through Summer Volunteer Program

The Summer Youth Volunteer Program takes place during the summer months, and is designed for students age 15 to graduation. The purpose of the program is to empower teens with leadership and communication skills and provide them with exposure to the hospital environment, while contributing to the community.


Volunteering can be a fun activity and very rewarding, but it is also a very serious commitment. Volunteering requires that you be willing to learn, work hard, and be responsible and open to new experiences. Participants in the program volunteer once weekly during June, July and August. The majority of placements are weekdays during regular business hours; evening and weekend hours are limited. Participants volunteer 3-4 hours per week.

Please consider carefully whether this time commitment will fit your schedule or other life commitments. You must have the willingness and ability to make a commitment to your volunteer assignment. The department in which you volunteer depends on you. You will be permitted no more than one absence in order to satisfactorily complete the program. Letters of reference will be provided only after completion of the program commitment.

Compliance Training

All volunteers and observers are required to complete compliance training.
* Visit the training site
* Print the certificate of completion

Turn in confirmation page with completed observation or volunteer application. For questions, call 216-844-1504.

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