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Volunteer Services

Student Volunteer Program

Who are HCM Student Volunteers?

Students 16 years or older who assist with a variety of needs in our medical facilities. This program offers an opportunity to preview careers in the health care fields.

What are the mandatory requirements?

  • Age 16 years or older by June 1, 2018
  • Complete and submit the Student Application Form.
  • Attend an orientation session to be scheduled. If under 18 then a parent or guardian must also attend or set up an appointment with Linda Simonsen.
  • A TB test is required. If, after acceptance, immunizations are required, they will be provided by HCM and are free of charge.
  • Four-hour morning or afternoon shifts are recommended. Weekend shifts are also available.
  • A minimum of 60 hours of service over a year is requested.
  • Note that returning Student Volunteers do not have to complete an application or interview process. More service choices are also available.

What services could HCM Student Volunteers perform?

  • Greeting and escorting from front desk.
  • Greet and help manage flow of incoming patients in admitting lobby.
  • Assist with reception and clerical duties in the medical records, business, and physicians group offices.
  • Assist with purchasing, stocking, and delivery of supplies throughout the hospital.
  • If assigned to Hospice service you may participate in nursing home visitation, flower delivery, and other special tasks.

What are the benefits of being a HCM Student Volunteer?

  • Gain work experience.
  • Make friends and meet new people.
  • Educational sessions and hands-on learning opportunities.
  • Enhance college and scholarship applications.
  • Help with career decision making.
  • Experience working in a values-based, Baldridge Award winning hospital.
  • And most important – Enjoy the satisfaction that comes from helping others!

HCM Summer Student Volunteer Checklist and Parental Consent Form 2018 (pdf)