Augusta Health Teen Volunteer Applications Available

Thursday, March 12, 2015

teen volunteers jumping with excitementApplications for Augusta Health's Teen Volunteer Program are now available in the guidance offices at all county, city and private high schools in the Staunton-Augusta County-Waynesboro area and in the Volunteer Services Office at Augusta Health, (540) 332-4740.

Teen Volunteers at Augusta Health must have completed 9th grade, be at least 14 years old, and demonstrate serious interest in working in healthcare. This year's program begins June 29 and ends July 31. Participants will volunteer 20 hours each week, from 8 am until 12 noon, Monday through Friday. The first four days of the volunteer session, June 29 through July 2, are a mandatory orientation that will last all day.

Applications are due April 24, 2015, and an essay and interview are required. Interviews will be scheduled by phone call after the applications are received. Teen Volunteers are selected based on maturity, potential to accept responsibility and the ability to work cooperatively with others. For more information, please call the Volunteer Services Office at (540) 332-4740.

Augusta Health's mission is to promote the health and well-being of our community through access to excellent care. Named one of the 100 Top Hospitals in America by Thomson Reuters in both 2011 and 2012, Augusta Health has also been nationally recognized by HealthGrades as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for clinical excellence and patient safety for the last three consecutive years, and has been name one of America's 50 Best Hospitals in 2015. For more information about Augusta Health, its programs or its services, please contact Public Relations at (540) 245-7329 or please visit the Augusta Health website.