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Junior Volunteer Programs at Mary Immaculate Hospital 

The 2020 Junior Volunteer Application is open.

Volunteering is a serious commitment of time and energy at the Junior Volunteer Program at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital. Our program offers teens an opportunity to engage in a service project that is both rewarding and educational.

The Administration and staff of Mary Immaculate consider junior volunteers a valuable resource and an asset to our job of caring for the sick and suffering. For that reason, a Junior Volunteer at Mary Immaculate is expected to be the kind of person who has the desire to be of service to others, shows compassion for others, and shows patience in all situations.

How do I apply?

In order to become a Junior Volunteer at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate, you must complete the following process:

Complete the online Junior Volunteer Application (applications will be accepted from March 1 -  April 24, 2020 )

Provide two (2) teacher or counselor references

All Parental Consent items listed above MUST be completed and received in Volunteer Department by June 2, 2020. When all forms are received, you will be contacted for an interview. There are a limited number of openings and returning Juniors are given priority on positions.

Are there any other requirements?

  • Must be 14 years of age by December 31st the previous year.
  • At least a 2.0 GPA/C average.
  • Online application and all attached paperwork must be filled out completely and submitted to the Volunteer Department no later than June 2, 2020.
  • Able to attend a scheduled volunteer interview.
  • Able to volunteer at least four (4) hours per week for a minimum of six (6) weeks.
  • Read and understand the Policies and Procedures.

If you are invited to participate in the Junior Volunteer program, it is hospital policy that you complete the Volunteer orientation. You must have one of two PPD tests (tuberculosis skin test) completed before orientation by your doctor. Please bring the TB screening form with you for your screening.  

The Junior program starts July 13, 2020 and finishes August 21, 2020 . It is very important that you think carefully about how much time you are able to give during the summer. Think about time needed for family vacations, band, sports, employment and other commitments. Please read over the attached Polices and Procedures and make sure you are able to meet the requirements before completing the online application.

Acceptance and placement is determined by the discretion of the Volunteer Department after a personal interview and the review of teacher recommendation forms. There are many volunteer opportunities in various departments throughout the hospital and not all include working with patients. There are no hands-on positions for volunteers.

Questions?
If you have any questions about our program or its policies, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator.

Gwendolyn Appleton
Volunteer Coordinator
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital 
757-886-6073
Gwendolyn_Appleton@bshsi.org

Student Volunteer Summer Program at DePaul Medical Center

Thank you for your interest in the Student Volunteer Summer Program at DePaul Medical Center. Our program offers students an opportunity to engage in a service project that is both rewarding and educational. The program’s primary goals are to teach the value of community service and to expose our student volunteers to the healthcare field. 

The Administration and staff of DePaul Medical Center consider Student Volunteers a valuable resource and an asset to our job of caring for the sick and suffering. Our Student Volunteers play a very important part in supporting our mission, which is "Good Help To Those In Need." For that reason, a Student Volunteer at DePaul is expected to be the kind of person who has the desire to be of service to others, shows compassion for others, and shows patience in all situations.

Please read the information carefully and follow the directions. 

General Information

The Student Volunteer Summer Program is divided into two sessions:
Session 1: June 16th – June 26th
Session 2: July 14th – July 24th

Each session is divided into two 3-hour shifts (8:30am – 11:30am or 12:30pm – 3:30pm). Student Volunteers have the option to select and commit to one of the sessions and time frames offered. Volunteers are required to attend each of the weekdays offered in the sessions (excluding Saturday and Sunday). We encourage Student Volunteers not to select a session that overlaps with other planned activities or vacations. 

Acceptance and placement is determined by the discretion of the Volunteer Services Department after an interview and review of teacher recommendation forms. All volunteer positions are non-clinical. 

How do I apply?

To become a Student Volunteer at DePaul Medical Center, please follow the following steps:

Complete the online Student Volunteer Application. Deadline to apply is May 8, 2020.

Download and print the Teacher/Counselor Reference Form. Students must have two (2) recommendations from a Teacher or Counselor. The Teacher/Counselor may mail the form to the Volunteer Services Department directly or return to applicant in a sealed envelope.

Download and print the Parental/Guardian Consent Form

The Teacher/Counselor Reference form and Parental/Guardian Consent form must be completed and submitted at the interview. Students that do not have the completed documentation during the interview will be asked to reschedule.

Requirements

Age: Must be 14-years of age by May 2020.

Grade Point Average: Must have a minimum of a “C” grade point average to qualify for the program.

Attend an Interview: Student Volunteers will interview with the Manager of Volunteer Services. An appointment will be offered after review of your application. Interviews are done in a group setting of three Student Volunteers. Parents are not allowed to attend interview.

Attend Student Volunteer Orientation: Student Volunteers accepted into the program must attend an Orientation. Students will be notified of orientation dates once selected into the program. 

Tuberculosis Skin Test: Student Volunteers are required to have a one-step Tuberculosis (PPD) skin test before volunteering. Further information will be provided upon acceptance into program.

Purchase & Wear Uniform: Money for uniform is due at the orientation. 

Questions?
If you have any questions, please contact the Volunteer Manager.

Mynik Taylor
Volunteer Manager
Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center
757-889-5164
Mynik_Taylor@bshsi.org

Student Volunteer Program at Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center 

The summer student volunteer program offers high school and college students a short term volunteer opportunity to gain knowledge and experience related to various healthcare careers. Becoming a Student Volunteer is a series of steps. You must satisfy the requirements of all the steps before you will be considered for acceptance into the Student Volunteer Program. Please read the information carefully and follow the directions.

First: Read the handbook.

What to do next?

  • Please complete the online application. Once you click “continue” at the end of the application it will automatically be sent to my email.
  • Print and complete Application Part 2 and return to me.
  • Print the Reference Form and ask a teacher/counselor to complete and return to me or you may return it to me in a sealed envelope. *
  • Print the Parental/Guardian Consent form to complete and return to me. *

All forms listed above MUST be completed and received in Volunteer Center a minimum of one week prior to the day of your interview. You will only be allowed to interview if all the documents are completed and turned in. No exceptions. There are a limited number of openings and once all the openings are filled the program is closed.

After your interview you will be instructed to complete the online orientation. Download and complete the quiz and return it per instructions that were sent to your email. Do not do this until instructed to do so.

If you have any questions about our program or the requirements please contact me, Sherry_Hill2@bshsi.org

Sherry Wyatt Hill
Director, Volunteer Center
Volunteers, Gift Shop, Mailroom
Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center
3636 High Street
Portsmouth, VA 23707
757-398-2314(office)
757-399-2758 (fax)

*College students are not required to have a teacher recommendation or parental consent