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Volunteer at Rochester General Hospital

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Medical Pathfinder Student Program

Program Description

This program is designed for high school and undergraduate students to have opportunities to:

  • Get a feel for what it is like to be in a hospital setting
  • Observe medical professionals and their interactions with patients
  • Gain experience in the medical field
  • Interact with patients and learn about their needs
  • Give back and make a difference

Students are eligible for this program if:

  • At least 16 years old or an undergraduate student
  • Volunteer at least one, 3-4 hour shift per week (based on the student's schedule and available volunteer positions)
  • Attend every week (with the exception of illness, a school commitment, or similar)
  • Participate in the entire program - from start to finish.
    (Exception: College students that live away from Rochester for their winter break between semesters.)
Applications Open: August 15 - September 20, 2022
ApplicationsGroup Interviews Open: August 15 - September 20, 2022September 26 - September 30, 2022
ApplicationsProgram Acceptance or Wait-List Decisions Open: August 15 - September 20, 2022October 4, 2022 by 4 PM
ApplicationsOrientation & Training Open: August 15 - September 20, 2022Monday, October 17, 2022 - 5 PM to 8:30 PM
Monday, October 24, 2022 - 5 PM to 8:30 PM
ApplicationsProgram Start Open: August 15 - September 20, 2022Week of November 6, 2022
ApplicationsProgram End Open: August 15 - September 20, 2022Week of February 18, 2023

Ready to Apply?

The Medical Pathfinder Application will open on August 15, 2022

Please complete the Medical Pathfinder Application

For any questions, please contact Elizabeth Chase, Manager, Volunteer & Guest Services