Summer Teen Volunteer Program Offered at University of Colorado Hospital

The University of Colorado Hospital is proud to offer the Summer Teen Volunteer Program to teens between ages 16 to 18 who have an interest in learning about careers in health care.
April 1st, 2016

Aurora, CO (March 29, 2016)  – The University of Colorado Hospital is proud to offer the Summer Teen Volunteer Program to teens between ages 16 to 18 who have an interest in learning about careers in health care.

The teen volunteer program will build leadership, teamwork, communication and customer service skills, as well as gain valuable exposure to the health care environment in a nationally recognized medical center. Teens will volunteer 8 hours each week in a variety of areas including: wayfinding, patient transport, day surgery, radiology, pulmonary and central supply. They will also interact with patients by distributing beverages and treats. In addition, the teens will attend weekly hands-on learning sessions to help them explore different career possibilities within the health care community, including surgery, pharmacy, radiology, repertory, and much more.

The 8-week teen volunteer program will be held from Monday, June 13 through Friday, August 5, 2016. The weekly hands-on learning sessions will be held on the Anschutz Medical Campus. The program is open to students from all local school districts who maintain a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Space is limited. For more information or to request an application, please contact Volunteer Services at 720-848-4068 or visit uchealth.org to download an application. Applications must be returned by April 21 at 4:30 p.m.

About UCHealth

UCHealth is a Front Range health system that delivers the highest quality patient care with the highest quality patient experience.  UCHealth combines Memorial Hospital, Poudre Valley Hospital, Medical Center of the Rockies, Colorado Health Medical Group, and University of Colorado Hospital into an organization dedicated to health and providing unmatched patient care in the Rocky Mountain West. UCHealth partners with the University of Colorado School of Medicine and numerous community organizations to provide care. Separately, these institutions can continue providing superior care to patients and service to the communities they serve. Together, they push the boundaries of medicine, attracting more research funding, hosting more clinical trials and improving health through innovation.

About the author

UCHealth is an innovative, nonprofit health system that delivers the highest quality medical care with an excellent patient experience. With 24,000 employees, UCHealth includes 12 acute-care full-service hospitals and hundreds of physicians across Colorado, southern Wyoming and western Nebraska. With University of Colorado Hospital on the Anschutz Medical Campus as its academic anchor and the only adult academic medical center in the region, UCHealth pushes the boundaries of medicine, providing advanced treatments and clinical trials and improving health through innovation.