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Student Volunteers

Why Volunteer?

At Grundy County Memorial Hospital, we have many opportunities for our student volunteers. From playing games with residents to assisting in Physical Therapy, volunteering offers you a true opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our patients and residents and be connected to a health care environment to explore careers and learn new skills. Volunteering not only helps others...it helps you!

  • Volunteering is fun and rewarding.
  • Meet new people & make new friends.
  • Explore careers in the health care field.
  • Receive formal and informal recognition for a "job well-done!"
  • Get personal satisfaction from helping others.

Students volunteers need to meet the following requirements:

  • At least 14 years of age
  • In high school or currently attending college
  • Willing to commit to volunteering for a minimum of 2 to 4 hours per week for a minimum of 6 weeks in the summer

Steps to becoming a volunteer:

  1. Have a desire to help and become a part of our health care team.
  2. Complete a volunteer application (including contact information for 2 personal references).
  3. Pass a criminal background and dependent adult/child abuse registry check.
  4. Complete an interview with hospital staff.
  5. Attend an orientation session.
  6. Complete necessary training.
  7. Complete TB testing.
  8. Receive a seasonal flu shot if volunteering during the school year.

Teen Volunteer Application

Contact: If you are interested in learning more about the Grundy County Memorial Hospital volunteer program, please contact Keely Harken, Communication and Foundation Program Manager (319) 824-4152.