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Volunteering at Newark Wayne Community Hospital 

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Student Volunteer Program

High school and college students from Wayne County and surrounding communities have the opportunity to volunteer at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital or DeMay Living Center. Students do worthwhile work that truly makes a difference in the overall care of people from the local area and do so in a variety of roles and capacities. The opportunity to gain work-related experience, build a resume, and explore the healthcare field is invaluable.

What are the benefits of being a summer student volunteer intern?

  • Personal satisfaction and fulfillment
  • Make a difference
  • Gain work-related experience
  • Include on your resume
  • Letters of recommendation/reference
  • Documentation of community service hours
  • Develop new interests and explore career opportunities
  • Meet others and make lasting friends

What are the requirements?

  • Student must have completed 8th grade, be at least 14 years of age, and be attending either high school or undergraduate college
  • Minimum 82% (“B”) numeric grade with supporting documentation from your school guidance counselor
  • Application, including a brief essay explaining why you would like to volunteer at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital or DeMay Living Center
  • Signed Applicant and Parental/Guardian Consent Agreement & Contract
  • Two School References (from Guidance Counselor, Teachers, Coaches, etc.)
  • Health screening, including immunization records and current PPD

What experiences are available to summer student volunteer interns?

Various opportunities such as:

  • Nursing
  • Nursing education
  • Nursing administration
  • Care management
  • Medical staff coordination
  • Physical therapy 


If you would like more information, please contact the Volunteer Office at (315) 332-2390 or email us: [email protected]