Student Volunteer Programs

 

The student volunteer programs at JPS Health Network give students an opportunity to experience the wonderful and vast world of healthcare by volunteering in various non-clinical service areas within the network. Eligibility is determined by age, program and availability.

 

Benefits

  • Experience in the healthcare industry
  • Working alongside professional staff, both clinical and non-clinical
  • Professional and bedside manner skills building
  • Networking opportunities with other volunteers and professional staff
  • Community service hours
  • Letter of reference from the JPS Volunteer Services department
  • And much more (revealed at orientation!)

Contact Us

 

 

  • Volunteer opportunities are available year-round seven days a week (mornings, afternoons and evenings), seasonally in the Spring and Fall semesters, Summer and Winter breaks and on holidays.
  • Placements are scheduled according to staff requests and availability.
  • Credit earned through this program only counts toward service and does not fulfill any academic requirement.
  • Applications are open year round.
  • The program is designed to provide college students the flexibility to volunteer around their school schedules.

To participate in the program, volunteers must:

  • be 18 years or older
  • be attending college or university
  • complete the application process, including an interview and orientation
  • show proof of influenza vaccination and complete a tuberculosis screening at JPS
  • adhere to the Volunteer Code of Ethics
  • wear the proper volunteer uniform: a navy polo shirt, a volunteer vest or volunteer apron
  • complete a minimum of 50 hours of service annually
  • Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU)
  • Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)
  • Oncology/Center for Cancer Care
  • Patient visitors
  • Unit support
  • Quality and safety
  • Research and data collection
  • Clinics
    • Dental
    • Community Health
    • Specialty
  • And many more!

College Student Volunteer Application

Volunteer Reference Letter (must provide two)

Please email your completed application to: volunteers@jpshealth.org or mail to: JPS Volunteer Services
       1500 S. Main Street
       Fort Worth, TX 76104

 

Summer Teen Program (15-16 years old)
Details coming March 1, 2020.

 

Senior Teen Program (17 years old or 12th grade)

  • Unlike Summer Teens, Senior Teens may volunteer year round.
  • Senior Teens get the flexibility to volunteer around their school schedules, on the weekends and during holiday breaks.
  • Some service opportunities may be completed in pairs or with friends.
  • To complete the program, volunteers must commit to complete a total of 50 hours of service annually.
  • If you are 18 years or older, please contact volunteers@jpshealth.org or 817-702-1590 for an Adult Volunteer Application.

Details coming March 1, 2020.

To participate in the program, volunteers must:

  • be in high school (15-16 year-olds)
  • complete the volunteer application and provide two references
  • complete a tuberculosis screening
  • adhere to the Volunteer Code of Ethics
  • wear the proper volunteer uniform:
    • Summer Teens and Teen Captains: a navy polo shirt, slacks and closed-toed shoes. Shirts may be purchased for $15 cash or check at orientation. No jeans, leggings, yoga pants or shorts.
    • Senior Teens: a polo, a volunteer vest or a volunteer apron.

Departments and tasks are not definitive and are subject to change.

 

Ancillary Services

  • Departments: Pharmacy, Infection Control, Invasive Lab
  • Tasks: transporting patients, escorting family members, stocking supplies, labeling

Business/Administration

  • Departments: Academic Affairs, Medical Records
  • Tasks: filing and organizing, answering phones, making copies, data entry

Charitable Support Services

  • Departments: Volunteer Services, JPS Foundation
  • Tasks: organizing donations, doing the inventory, assembling donation kits for patients

Patient Care & Support

  • Departments: Patient Visitor, Unit Support, Clinic Support
  • Tasks: answering phones and call lights, assisting with patient requests, transporting patients

Customer Service

  • Departments: Guest Services, Popcorn, Registration
  • Tasks: greeting visitors, providing navigation, working at the popcorn stand

Textile Services

  • Departments: Warehouse, Laundry, Plant Operations
  • Tasks: operating machinery, picking up and sorting linens, tearing down boxes

Applications for the Summer Teen program will be available on March 1, 2020.

 

New Summer Teen Applicants

  • New Summer Teen Application
  • Volunteer Reference Letter

 

Returning Summer Teen Applicants

  • Returning Summer Teen Application
  • Please note: returning Summer Teens are not required to provide references

 

Senior Teen Applicants

 

Please email your completed application to: volunteers@jpshealth.org
Or mail to: JPS Volunteer Services
                         1500 S. Main Street
                         Fort Worth, TX 76104