• Bassett Hosting Summer Junior Volunteer Program

    May 26, 2017

    Do you know a teen who might be looking for something fun and meaningful to do this summer? If so, Bassett Medical Center is now accepting applications to the Junior Volunteer Program, for students ages 14 to 17. Students will gain useful work experience and learn about some of the services provided at the hospital and become an important part of the health care team helping others.

    Details include: 

    • All students who participate in the Junior Volunteer Program must have working papers and be at least 14 years old by July 1.
    • The hours volunteered can be counted for community service hours.
    • A student commitment of two days a week, minimum of four hours per day, for six of the eight weeks of the program.  
    • Program begins July 10 and runs through Aug. 25. July 10 is mandatory education, plus there is a requirement of a PPD the same day between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.
    • Application packets can be found here and all application requirements must be received in the Volunteer Office no later than June 15. For more information, contact Barb Tarka at the Volunteer Department office at 607-547-6691.
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