The minimum age to volunteer at Providence Healthcare is 14-years**. You must be the minimum age by the time you begin to volunteer.
**This excludes Customer Service - Retail Sales where the minimum age is 16 years.
Volunteers are placed according to the needs of our patients and residents as requested by staff and depend on suitability. Your preferences and availability will be discussed at your interview.
We suggest that new volunteers begin with one or two shifts per week. If your attendance is regular, we may allow additional shifts if there are suitable openings.
All volunteers choose a specific program which have minimum time and hour commitments. Once the minimum commitment has been met, a Statement of Volunteer Commitment will be issued upon request. Statements are not issued after 40 hours.
Clinical placements must go through our Professional Practice Leader of Nursing. Volunteers are not allowed to perform any personal care duties. We accept Community Service Placements and co-op placements from high schools, colleges and universities.
Only students enrolled in the Masters of Social Work program are accepted for placements here.
Paid co-op placements are very limited and are not considered volunteer placements. Requests for these placements should be directed to the Human Resources Recruitment Coordinator.