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Volunteer at ChristianaCare

College Volunteer Program

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

College Volunteer Program

The Volunteer Program at ChristianaCare offers a variety of ways for individuals to make a difference through community service as we strive to provide a valuable experience for everyone. Our volunteers are a vital resource, bringing valuable talent and perspective, and a shared sense of commitment that benefits our patients. As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to enrich the lives of our patients and families. Volunteers acquire new and different skill sets and bring a vast wealth of knowledge and life experience. Some volunteers work directly with patients and families, while others prefer to work in a variety of interesting and challenging settings that do not involve direct patient care.

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. This is the minimum commitment.
  • 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.
  • Compliance: You must maintain compliance with annual health requirements, evaluations, and education, as well as other items as necessary.

The application is currently closed for the summer session. Please visit this website in late-August for fall 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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