Application Process

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Before applying, we ask that you familiarize yourself with the volunteer requirements and expectations. Please note that applications received between November 15, 2014 and December 31, 2014 will not be considered until January 2015.  If you would like to become a volunteer, please complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the Volunteer Application.  (If you are under 18 years of age, please contact us for the Youth Volunteer Application).  You can access the application from the Volunteer Opportunities link on the Volunteer Services home page.

  2. On the application form, you must provide two personal references. These references may be from a former employer, teacher, clergy person, or volunteer coordinator.

  3. The application will be submitted automatically on line.  A member of the staff will send an email inviting you attend a Volunteer Information Meeting.

  4. If you wish to continue with the volunteer application process following the Information Meeting, we will schedule an interview with Volunteer Services personnel.

  5. Following the interview, a criminal background check will be submitted.

  6. We will contact you when we receive the results of the criminal background check with details regarding volunteer on boarding requirements which include immunization documentation, two TB skin tests, and depending on where you will volunteer, you may also need the Hepatitis B series. TB skin tests and Hepatitis B vaccinations are provided to you at no charge at the Work Wellness Center.  The Work Wellness Center is located on the A level of the hospital near the south end of the School of Medicine. Please take your current vaccination records with you. The clinic hours are from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm Monday through Friday. Please call 581-2227 with any questions regarding the required immunizations.

  7. Finalizing volunteer on boarding:
    Once you have completed the onboarding requirements you may stop by the Volunteer Office to finalize your placement, purchase a volunteer shirt and receive a four digit PIN for logging your volunteer hours.  We will also arrange additional orientation or hands-on training for your volunteer assignment with the department coordinator.

We look forward to meeting you and feel that both you and University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics will benefit from your volunteer experience!