Medical Pathfinder (Fall-Winter 2018)

High school and college students during the school year an opportunity 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 

Information_Symbol(4) Students are eligible for this program if able to...

  • 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.

Calendar_Symbol(3) Key Program Dates (Fall/Winter 2018)



Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019

  Group Interviews Week of January 14, 2019
  Program Acceptance or Wait-List Decisions By 6:00pm on Wednesday, January 23, 2019
  Orientation & Training

To be eligible for the program, students must be able to attend one 3.5 hour orientation and training session. Dates and times to be determined

  Program Start  Sunday,March 3, 2019
  Program End Saturday, June 15, 2019

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Action Taken

Additional Information



Complete Medical Pathfinder Application

Open Monday, October 1 - Wednesday, January 9, 2019



Confirmation email

You'll receive an email confirmation from the Volunteer Office with next-step instructions.



Preference/Availability Questionnaire

We value student input for their volunteering preferences. In the Confirmation email you receive, you'll be given a link to complete the Preference/ Availability Questionnaire.



Sign Up for Group Interviews

Students must register for the date of their choice. A sign-up link will be sent along with your Confirmation email.



Complete Online (Part 1) Orientation

  1. Review the Self Study Orientation presentation.
  2. Print/complete Part 1 Self-Study Post-Test.
  3. Print/complete the Self-Study Topic Checklist.
  4. Print/sign the Confidentiality Agreement.
  5. Print/complete the Reference Check, Essay, References & GPA Forms.

Bring the completed forms with you to your Group Interview session.



Attend Group Interview

Sign-up link sent in Confirmation email.



Placement or wait-list email sent by Volunteer Office

By 6:00pm, on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, you will be notified by email if you have received a placement or wait-listed for the program.



Register for one In-Class

(Part 2) Orientation

to be announced



Health Screening

Paperwork will be given at Group Interview.



Program Starts week of November 4, 2018

Students will start on their assigned day of the week during the week of March 3, 2019

MessageEmail_Symbol(1)Contact Us

If you have questions about the Medical Pathfinder Program, please contact the Volunteer Resources Team at or