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 at https://www.bassett.org/general/patient-resources/volunteer/ 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.

  • Bassett’s Save a Life Campaign

    Do you know CPR and how to use an AED? Learn Feb 10 at the Oneonta Indoor Heart Walk at FoxCare Center. It was May of 2016 when Kristin Ratliff collapsed on the Cooperstown High School track during read more

    MyHealthy Decisions: Heart Care and CPR

    Hands-only cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) not only increases the likelihood of surviving breathing and cardiac emergencies, but it’s simple to learn and easy to remember. For a refresher any time, you can print up this page and keep it with the rest of your first-aid supplies.

    read more

One Atwell Road Cooperstown, NY 13326

607-547-3456 : 1-800-BASSETT (227-7388)