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Student Programs

Trying to decide on a career path or looking to gain volunteer experience? Participating in one of our student programs is a great way to learn about the medical field. Our volunteer opportunities are also great for college applications and job references.

Teen Summer Program

High school students will be introduced to a variety of healthcare professions through hands-on activities, lectures, and job shadowing. Our goal for the program is to allow students an opportunity to gain experience and exposure to various healthcare careers. We hope the program will spark an interest in the health field, motivate students to achieve in high school, and to consider their future aspirations. Along with the sessions, students will have the opportunity to ask a panel of current health and medical student's questions regarding their educational and career paths.

This year's program will take place from Monday, June 24th through Friday, June 28th from 8:30am to 12:30pm. We will accept the first 20 applicants who return their packets to Augusta Health Volunteer Services either via USPS or in-person.

Download the Teen Summer Program application

Teen volunteers jumping to show their excitementTeen Mentorship Program

Augusta Health accepts students throughout the year from area high schools and home school for mentorship programs. To participate you must have a senior class standing. Apply for this program through your school guidance department or by contacting Volunteer Services at (540) 332-4740.

We offer mentorship in the following areas:

  • Nursing
  • Radiology
  • Pharmacy
  • Therapies
  • Marketing / Public Relations
  • Laboratory Sciences
  • Other healthcare departments may be available upon request

Medical Explorers

Medical Explorers Post 390 is a worksite-based program for young men and women who are between 14 and 20 years of age. Sponsored by the Boy Scouts, this Post is designed to help those who are interested in the field of medicine, to gain career insight through hands-on activities and tours of different departments. Meetings are held once a month during the normal school year, September through May.

Meetings take place in the evening and there is a fee involved. Please contact Volunteer Services for more information: (540) 332-4740.