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College Volunteer Program

College age students volunteer to make a difference in their community.

College Volunteer Program

COVID-19 Notice

Health and safety are our top priorities at ChristianaCare. We will continue to provide the exceptional care our patients and families have come to expect from us every day. While the College Volunteer Program is scheduled to take place this summer, it will be adjusted to minimize in-person contact to protect our employees, volunteers, and patients. Thank you for your understanding.

The College Volunteer Program at ChristianaCare offers a variety of ways for college-age students to make a difference through service to their community. College volunteers are a vital resource, bringing talent and a fresh perspective, and a shared sense of commitment that benefits our patients, families, and caregivers. In exchange, college volunteers will acquire new and innovative skill sets to support them through their school, career, and life journey.

Application and Information

  • Eligibility: You must be currently enrolled in a post high school academic program to apply for the College Volunteer program.
  • Commitment: You must commit to at least (1) 4-hour shift per week and a minimum of 100 hours per school year.
  • Schedule: Assignment times vary depending on campus and opportunity. If you are not available at your designated time, you must notify your supervisor and schedule an agreed time to make up your hours.
  • Attendance: You must communicate with Volunteer Services for any need for an extended absence or if you will be ending your volunteer commitment.
  • Timekeeping: You will be required to log all your volunteer hours via the volunteer administrative database.
  • Annual Compliance: You must maintain compliance with annual health requirements, evaluations, and education, as well as other items as necessary.You must provide proof of your COVID vaccination. Booster is not required.

The application is currently closed. Please visit this website in May for summer opportunities.

There are many ways and places to volunteer at ChristianaCare. Learn more about our volunteer opportunities by reviewing our Volunteer Directory. When you speak with a volunteer coordinator, you may discuss these options to see if they are the right fit for you.

To learn more about volunteering at ChristianaCare, please view our Volunteer Handbook.


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