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As a health care organization, it is important for UF Health Jacksonville to protect its patients and comply with standards set by regulatory agencies. We set a high standard of excellence because our volunteers directly interact with our customers and are ambassadors for our hospital in the community. It is solely the discretion of UF Health Jacksonville to accept or deny a volunteer applicant.

Student Volunteer Program

The Summer Student Volunteer program returns for 3 weeks this summer. To qualify for the program, you must be at least 15 – 17 years of age and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Applicants must be able to commit to the full three weeks of service.

Limited space is available, not all qualified applicants are accepted. There will be opportunities to serve at the downtown campus and the north campus.

The 2024 Summer Student Volunteer program will run from June 24 – July 12. Student volunteers serve each week, 1/2 days (mornings) on Monday - Friday during that timeframe.

Program dates: June 24 – July 12

  • Students will serve on Monday – Friday each week. (Exception: Thursday, July 4th holiday)
  • Students will commit to serve 4 hours each morning during the program dates.

Important Dates

  • Friday, April 12 - Application and supporting documents deadline
  • Friday, May 3 – Notifications of acceptance will be emailed on or before

Questions?

Email SSVprogram@jax.ufl.edu or you may also contact the downtown Volunteer Services office at 904-244-4271 or the north campus Volunteer Services office at 904-427-4271.

Adult Volunteer Program

Time commitment

New volunteers are asked to make a commitment to serve 100 hours. Most volunteers work one four-hour shift each week. Some give more. Schedules are arranged to suit your availability.

Vacations and absences

We understand as a volunteer you have many other commitments. We are able to accommodate shift changes and absences due to illness or travel plans.

Cost

Uniform shirts are $19.99

Getting started

Prior to starting as a UF Health Jacksonville Adult Volunteer, the following process must be completed:

  1. Complete Forms
    Complete the online application form. Once completed, you will be contacted by a Volunteer Services representative. If you require assistance with the application process, please contact us.
    Phone: (904) 244-4232
    Fax: (904) 244-6662
    E-mail: tina.wrye@jax.ufl.edu
  2. Personal Interview
    After we receive your application, you will be contacted for an interview or you may call us to schedule an appointment.
  3. General Health Screening
    Our Employee Health Department screens volunteers for placement with the following:
    1. Health questionnaire
    2. Tuberculosis screening
    3. Proof of immunity for measles, mumps, rubella, varicella and hepatitis B, are required to volunteer. Volunteers must provide this proof of immunity from either shot records and/or positive titers.
  4. General Orientation
    The volunteer orientation is offered online.
  5. Volunteering Begins
    Start date and time confirmed