Please note: Due to the large amount of applicants to date, we are no longer accepting online applications. The next opportunity to apply will be in February 2014. If you have applied and not turned in your packet, please do so as soon as possible. This program is first come first serve and therefore may fill up prior to March 15. All applicants will be notified by March 29 of their status.
The summer VolunTEEN Program at Children's is available for high school students ages 15 to 18. VolunTEENs are placed in areas throughout the hospital ranging from customer service to direct patient and family interaction (e.g.: Family Library, Gift Shop, Art Cart). Volunteers will not shadow any clinical staff, but will be supervised by Children's staff. The program spans 8 weeks during June and July. Interested teens MUST be able to commit to volunteer at least one day a week for 5 hours, missing no more than two days.
STEP 1: Fill out the following application. Applications will re-open in Feb. 2014.
STEP 2: Information packet
In addition to the application, all of the following must be completed and returned to the appropriate campus of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
- VolunTEEN packet
- Copy of photo ID (driver's license OR student ID)
- Proof of immunity to MMR (two dates), chickenpox (documentation from healthcare provider of proof of 2 immunizations OR documentation of positive blood test results indicating immunity) and Tdap (one date)
STEP 3: Complete this after acceptance into the program:
After all forms are returned, we will contact you the first week of April to schedule a personal interview. All interviews will be scheduled on a first come, first served basis. Applicants are considered only after he or she has completed an online application and turned in the application packet.
We will select participants for the program based on his/her qualifications and personal interview. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by email.
Application information not submitted online must be mailed to Children's at Egleston, Children's at Hughes Spalding or Children's at Scottish Rite at the following addresses:
Thank you for your interest in this volunteer opportunity at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.