Junior Volunteer Program (15-16 years old)

Junior Volunteers are welcomed at John Peter Smith Health Network. We hope this opportunity enlightens you to the wonderful world of health care through the eyes of a volunteer. We look forward to helping you have a fun and educational volunteer experience at JPS!

Our junior program is an 8 week program. Program runs from June 20th – August 10th. The days of service are: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only. July 4th is optional. You will volunteer with other junior volunteers during your shifts. Please read all details below prior to applying as a junior volunteer. Thank you.




Important Dates


Friday, May 5th Application Deadline
(placements are limited, apply ASAP)
Friday, June 9th Volunteer interviews completed
Tuesday, June 20th Junior Volunteer Orientation & Tour
Wednesday, June 21st Junior Volunteer Orientation & Tour
Tuesday, June 27th Volunteer service begins!
Thursday, August 10th Last day of the summer volunteer program


  • Volunteer opportunities are limited to the first 30 approved applicants for 2017.
  • Junior volunteers must attend one of the volunteer orientations in order to serve.




There are two volunteer shifts each day. Volunteer’s shifts are 3 hours in length.

Shift one – 9:00am – 12:00pm
Shift two – 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Lunch break is 12:15pm – 12:45pm (if you serve both shifts)


Click here to review summer junior volunteer opportunities for 2017

Click here to see all junior volunteer requirements and request an application