Volunteen Program

Our volunteen program was developed to give students considering a career in a medical field an opportunity to volunteer in a hospital environment.

Three sessions run throughout the school year and one session runs throughout the summer. You must be at least 14 years old and have completed the eighth grade to participate.
 
You must complete a Mandatory Orientation prior to volunteering.  Mandatory Orientations are held in June and December. 
 
You must also commit to the entire 3 months. Please contact our Volunteer Services/Student Coordinator for more information at 740.393.9079.
 

The in's and out's of being a Volunteen

Orientation

New volunteens are required to attend a hospital orientation program before service begins. Orientation includes a presentation on the philosophy and mission of the hospital, safety procedures, confidentiality (HIPAA), standard precautions (Infection Control) and benefits.
 

Uniform

Volunteens must wear a uniform when on duty. The uniform is a dark blue polo shirt. It identifies you as a part of the Knox Community Hospital team and will be provided by the Volunteer/Student Coordinator. Shoes must be clean, comfortable and worn with hosiery or socks. Exercise sandals or thong sandals, casual clothing such as jeans, sweat cloths, t-shirts and shorts are prohibited.
 
All volunteens are required to wear an identification badge which will be provided to you by the Human Resources department. When service is terminated, the badge must be returned to the Volunteer/Student Coordinator.
 

Benefits of Volunteering

Knox Community Hospital benefits to volunteers include access to parking, education programs and others. Specifics about these benefits will be covered during orientation.
 
Volunteens volunteer in 3 month sessions:
Session One January, February, March
Session Two April, May, June
Session Three July, August, September
Session Four October, November, December