Augusta Health Teen Volunteer Program Applications Available

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Applications for Augusta Health's Teen Volunteer Program are now available in the Volunteer Services Office at Augusta Health and in the guidance offices at all county, city and private high schools in the Staunton-Augusta County-Waynesboro area.

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 16 and ends July 25. Participants will volunteer 20 hours each week, from 8 am until 12 noon, Monday through Friday. The first three days of the volunteer session, June 16-18, are a required orientation that will last all day.

Applications are due April 25, 2014, 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 is an independent, nonprofit community hospital whose 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 and for clinical excellence and patient safety. For more information about Augusta Health, its programs or its services, please contact Public Relations at (540) 245-7329 or (540) 221-7329, or visit the Augusta Health website.