VolunTeens seeks applicants


Rome Memorial Hospital’s summer volunteer program, VolunTeens, will provide youths aged 15-20 an opportunity to earn hours toward community service requirements or gain insight into the healthcare field. Applications are available online now at romehospital.org under the “volunteers” section, and should be completed by Friday, May 17.

Those accepted into VolunTeens will become valuable assets to the hospital, its patients, and its visitors, as well as experience a variety of activities in a hospital setting. VolunTeens will work as hospital ambassadors, and will greet visitor, interact with nursing home residents, man the hospitality cart, and assist staff.

There will also be opportunities for VolunTeens to attends classes related to healthcare topics and tour off-campus hospital services facilities.

VolunTeens will be required to volunteer at the hospital four hours weekly for eight weeks, from June 24 through Aug. 16, for a total of 32 hours. Shifts can be in the morning or afternoon, from Monday through Friday.

For more information contact Education/Volunteer Coordinator Sue LoGiudice at 315-338-7143 or Director of Education/Volunteers/Employee Health Julie Chrysler at 315-338-7134.


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