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Summer Student Volunteer Program

The summer student volunteer program at Rochester General Hospital has been cancelled to protect the safety and well-being of our patients, staff, and volunteers. We look forward to working with you in the future!

About the Program

  • Two (2), four (4) week-long sessions
  • Students volunteer four (4) hours every day (Monday-Friday) for the entire four weeks
  • Students can select their preference: morning (usually 8:00 am - 12:00 pm), afternoon (12:00 - 4:00 pm) or late-afternoon (4:00 -7:00 pm)
  • Students volunteer in one (1) assigned department/area for the entire four weeks 

Key Dates


  • Session #1 (June 29 - July 24, 2020) Must be able to attend the all-day orientation session on Monday, June 29, 2020 
  • Session #2 (July 27 - August 21, 2020) Must be able to attend the orientation session on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, from 5:00 - 8:30 pm


    Online Application

    Applications are open from Monday, January 20, 2020, until the program is full.

    Watch your email inbox (and junk/spam box) for a confirmation and next-step instruction email from us within two (2) business days.


    • At least 14 years of age and completed the 8th grade by the start of the program.
    • Able to participate in the entirety of the session of their choice. (Maximum three absences over the 4 weeks.)
    • Minimum 82% ("B") or 3.0 GPA/grade level with supporting documentation.
    • Must show employee certificate, also sometimes called a "work permit" if under 18 years of age. (Application at the local high school or school district office.)