Adult Application & Requirements

Thanks for thinking about volunteering with us!

Information_Symbol(4) Minimum Requirements

Volunteers must:

  • Be 14 years of age and have graduated 8th grade
  • Make a commitment of 3-4 hours per week for at least three (3) months

Details_Symbol Steps to Become a Volunteer

Step #1: Complete online application

Click here to apply.

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

Step #2: Part 1 (Self-study) Orientation

  1. Open the Reference Checking documents and print, complete, sign and date.
  2. Open the Volunteer Orientation Self Study Presentation.
  3. Open, print, complete, sign and date the following documents that will go into your official volunteer file:

Self-Study Topic Checklist (use "Volunteer Orientation Self Study Presentation" from #2 to complete the checklist)

Part 1 Self-Study Post-Test (use "Volunteer Orientation Self Study Presentation" from #2 to complete questions)

Confidentiality Agreement  

Step #3: Interview (30-minutes)

Please follow the instructions in the email confirmation that we sent you to schedule your 30-minute interview.

Step #4: Complete a full health screening and 90-minute In-Classroom Orientation

The health screening normally involves one health appointment at Rochester General Hospital. The screening includes a brief health history questionnaire, blood draw and urine drug screen test.

The 90-minute In-Classroom Orientation sessions are normally scheduled on Wednesdays about twice-a-month. Session times generally alternate between 1:00-2:30pm and 5:30-7:00pm.

Health screening and orientation session paperwork will be reviewed during your interview.