Lake Regional Health System is accepting applications for the 2019 Junior Volunteer Program, which begins in June. Young people, ages 14–18, who are interested in making a difference in their community are encouraged to apply.
Volunteers receive service pins and certificates upon completion of 50 hours of service. Deserving individuals may receive letters of recommendation to accompany their college applications.
Applications are due noon Friday, May 10, and must include a:
- Completed Junior Volunteer Application with a paragraph about why you would like to volunteer
- Copy of school vaccinations
- Medical release signed by a parent or legal guardian
There are 10 hospital departments that accept volunteers. Duties in each department vary but could include delivering mail, working with patients, directing visitors or preparing food. Hours vary depending on the department. The Auxiliary office will work with each volunteer to schedule around work or school-related activities. Orientation is 8 a.m. to noon Friday, June 7.