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Volunteering at WakeMed

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College Volunteering

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Volunteering as a college student can be a very valuable experience.  It enables you to give back to the community and learn more about the healthcare field.  We are glad you are considering a volunteer placement at WakeMed.

General Requirements and Things to Consider Before Applying To Volunteer

  • Must be able to volunteer weekly for 2 to 4 hours
  • The hospital requires current immunizations for volunteers. This includes: MMR, Varicella Titer and two-step TB skin test. Hepatitis B series is recommended for patient care areas.
  • Must complete a FLU vaccine annually
  • Able to communicate well in English (second language skills are a plus).
  • Please be aware that we do not accept applications for court ordered community service hours.
  • If you are interested in job shadowing opportunity or internship please email our Workforce Development department.
  • Processing time for applications can take from 3 to 5 weeks

Comprehensive testing, training and orientation are provided for each of our applicants. As a result we ask for a significant commitment from our volunteers. To join our team, we ask you to:

  • Be willing to complete an in-person interview
  • Be willing and able to make a commitment to volunteer for a period of six months to one year
  • Be willing to submit to a criminal background check
  • Complete a two-step tuberculosis screening and medical screening
  • Complete an orientation packet

Search Our Current Openings

To complete the online application, please select the location you are most interested in below:

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