Volunteer Services at UH Ahuja Medical Center
Volunteers are an essential part of the experience patients and families have at UH Ahuja Medical Center. They compassionately give of their time and talents to enhance the healing environment and deliver superior service to the community.
Volunteers have the opportunity to work directly with patients, families, staff and the community. The UH Ahuja Medical Center Volunteer Services staff specializes in creating a personal volunteer experience that capitalizes on an individual's unique skills, abilities and desire to make a difference.
Most volunteers say that the personal fulfillment, which comes from helping another person, is their greatest reward. Other volunteers look forward to the new friendships and camaraderie they share with fellow volunteers and staff members. Many enjoy learning new skills and contributing to the community. Regardless of whether you are volunteering to gain new skills, meet new people or lend a helping hand, the volunteer program at University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center may have a volunteer position to meet your needs.
This list is updated frequently with the latest opportunities, so remember to check back often.
If you are interested in volunteering at UH Ahuja Medical Center, please take some time to complete the Volunteer application.
After your application is received and references have been verified, you will be contacted by a volunteer services representative.
Benefits to Volunteers
In appreciation of the support and time our volunteers contribute, UH Ahuja Medical Center offers benefits to volunteers which include, but are not limited to:
- Free valet parking
- Annual volunteer appreciation event
- Summer youth volunteer reception
- Letters of recommendation
- Discounts in the gift shop
- $6 meal voucher after each four-hour shift (not to exceed three per week)
The observation program at UH Ahuja Medical Center gives individuals interested in career in health care the opportunity to shadow a UH Ahuja employee to learn more about the field.
Summer Youth Volunteer Program
While volunteering is a fun and very rewarding experience, it is also a very serious commitment. Volunteering requires that you be willing to learn, work hard, act responsibly and be open to new experiences. The Summer Youth Volunteer Leadership Program is a ten-week program for students age 15 through graduation. Participants volunteer three to four hours per week. Students are permitted to miss only one week. At the conclusion of the program, participants receive a certificate documenting completion
Getting started: Complete the Online Summer Youth Application
Complete an online application and have your references complete the reference form and submit them. The reference form must be completed by someone who knows you from a professional relationship such as a guidance counselor, teacher, someone you have babysat for, an organization to which you belong, etc.