Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital during your summer break! The following are frequently asked questions. Please review these questions and answers to find out more information about our program.
What are the requirements to be a Student Summer Volunteer?
Teens interested in volunteering must have completed the ninth grade. Adult students must be at least 18 years old and have completed high school. All students must have a 3.0 GPA (unweighted) or higher and have submitted a complete application by the deadline.
Interested students must be able to commit to volunteer at least one day a week for 3 – 4 hours, missing no more than two days.
To be accepted, students will need the following:
- Proof of 2 Measles, Mumps and Rubella immunizations
- Proof of 2 Varicella immunizations or medical proof of having had the chickenpox
- Complete a tuberculosis screening (provided by Johns Hopkins All Children's)
- Complete Johns Hopkins All Children’s online orientation
- A signed parental permission slip (under 18)
- One reference letter (under 18)
- Background check (over 18 ONLY)
When can I apply for the Student Summer Program?
Applications are available online starting April 3 and deadline for applications is noon on April 7.
What are the Volunteer Opportunities?
Volunteer opportunities for the student summer program are throughout the entire hospital, Outpatient Care Centers and the Child Developmental and Rehabilitation Center. These opportunities will be assigned to individuals as they complete the volunteer process.
How will I know I have been accepted?
Once your application has been reviewed you will receive an email from our office by April 14 letting you know if you’ve been selected to move forward with the process or if your application has been declined this year.
When does the Student Summer Program begin and end?
The Student Summer Program will begin May 30 and end August 6.
What are the Application Criteria?
Please click here to review the application criteria and score sheet. Because of the limited volunteer openings, please keep in mind that this is a highly competitive application process.
How do I apply?
The application will be available April 3. Please visit this website from April 3 – 7 to apply.