How to Apply:
All volunteer applicants must submit all the following documents in order for their application package to be considered complete. Please note that not everyone who applies is accepted into the volunteer program. All Summer 2013 applicants must send in or drop off their applications by April 30th. If you are bringing the application in person, you must schedule a time to do so.
- Complete the Volunteer
- Read the SLRHC Volunteer
Handbook - please do not print
- Take the SLRHC Volunteer Handbook
Exam - print it out, complete it, and submit it with your application
- Complete the top portion of the Health
- Provide record of immunizations for Measles, Mumps and Rubella, and
attach to the Health Assessment Form - bring your own copies of immunization
records for Rubella and Measles (Please note, if you do not have these
records, your physician can take a titers blood test and give you a
report of these immunizations)
- Provide proof of a Tuberculin Test (PPD) planted within the last 12
months and attach to the Health Assessment Form. The PPD test is available
at SLRHC for volunteers over the age of 18, the information on location,
etc., is on the form.
- One professional and one personal Reference
College and High Students need to submit the following items in addition
to all of the above:
- If a student, a letter from the high school or college guidance counselor/advisor
stating that the student is in good academic standing, can serve as
- If a student, provide an academic transcript including GPA
- If a high school student, provide Working Papers
- If under the age of 18, have a Parental
Consent Form signed by a parent or guardian.
All documents should be submitted to Roosevelt Hospital; please call to confirm office hours before dropping by to submit
application packages in person.
Roosevelt Hospital; (212) 523-7155
1000 Tenth Avenue; Volunteer Services Room 1G-49; NYC 10019
(Tenth Avenue between 58th and 59th Streets)
Below is the process and what you can expect to happen:
- Submit all documents above to your hospital of choice – Roosevelt
or St. Luke’s.
- Incomplete application packages will
not be reviewed.
- Application packages are reviewed by Volunteer Services staff to determine
fit and availability. Interests are also taken into consideration.
- Some applicants will be asked to contact Volunteer Services for a
NOTE: Due to the amount of applications we receive, we are unable
to respond to everyone. We will respond if we think you will be a good
match for our programs that have openings.
Deadlines for Submitting Completed Volunteer Application Package
- The hospital does not accept volunteers who cannot commit to 150 hours
over 12 months.
- Applicant must commit to a set schedule consisting of at least one
day a week.
- Applicant must be at least 15 years old.
Guidelines for Applicants between 15 and
18 years of age:
- SLRHC has a Junior Medical Program, or JuMP, in the summer for high
school students. Students interested in helping for the summer only
must apply by May 13 and must commit to 15 hours per week.
- During the school year anyone under the age of 18 must have at least
3 hours on one weekday per week to commit to volunteering.
- High school students are not allowed to volunteer in the hospital
after 5pm or on weekends.
- Applicants must commit to 150 hours of service.