Youth volunteers may participate in one or both of the summer or academic school year programs. For questions, call (785) 354-6095.
Applications will be accepted Feb. 1 through April 15, 2014. A commitment of at least one shift per week for 8 out of the 11-week summer program is required. The 2014 summer program begins May 28 and ends August 15.
After submitting your application online and collecting the additional information required (see application process) you will need to call Volunteer Services, (785) 354-6095 to set up an interview on one of the following dates:
Interview Sessions (mandatory)
April 21, 23, 29: 2:30 – 5:30 pm
May 1: 2:30 – 5:30 pm
All sessions will be held in the Volunteer Services office, North Patient Tower, Basement Level. Follow signs from the hospital’s main entrance. Please allow one hour to complete the interview process.
We encourage you to schedule your interview for the earliest date that you are available. Placements are filled during the interview process so later interview dates will have less placement options.
Academic School Year Program
Applications may be submitted Sept. 1 through Feb. 1. (After Feb. 1, applications will be considered for the summer program). After submitting your application online and collecting the additional information required (see application process) you will need to call Volunteer Services, (785) 354-6095 to set up an interview.
Applications accepted for the academic school year – Sept. 1 through Feb. 1.
Applications accepted for the summer program – Feb. 1 through April 15.
Before calling to set up an interview you will need to collect the following information. Please do not call for an interview until you have collected the following:
BRING ALL OF THE COMPLETED DOCUMENTATION TO THE INTERVIEW
Call (785) 354-6095 (Monday through Friday – 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) for interview.
At the interview, you will also receive a mandatory tuberculin skin test which requires a small blood sample.
Again, ALL PAPERWORK NEEDS TO BE COMPLETE AND BROUGHT TO INTERVIEW.
We encourage that a parent/guardian accompany applicant as we may have questions about scheduling, consent forms, etc.
If accepted, volunteer placement will also be provided at the conclusion of the interview. Details about the mandatory orientation will be given at that time.
All participants are required to attend one of the orientation sessions scheduled.
New Volunteer Orientation (mandatory)
Saturday, May 3: 9 – 11:30 am
Wednesday, May 14 – 4-6:30 pm
Preparing for First Day
By the end of May, summer volunteers will receive their summer schedule and job description of the area(s) they will be volunteering by e-mail. Please be sure we have a current e-mail address.
Volunteers will arrive on their first day in Volunteer Services, receive ID badge, sign final paperwork and get introduced to their volunteer area.