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 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]