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New Volunteers interested in becoming a volunteer, should not complete the New Volunteer Onboarding Checklist unless they have been approved by a Volunteer Services Team Member.

checkmark Occupational Health Form

All new volunteers must be cleared by Occupational Health and Safety before starting to volunteer. Please submit this form prior to calling Occupational Health for your new volunteer medical screening appointment.

Vaccines or tests listed below are required and may be submitted using the Occupational Health Form or must be brought to your Occupational Health appointment. All vaccines can be administered by Occupational Health during your appointment.

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  •  Flu / Influenza vaccination — (during flu season only)
  • checkmark Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
  • checkmark Varicella
  • checkmark Tdap/Tetanus
  • checkmark Tuberculosis (TB) Q Gold Blood Test Screening, or TB Skin Test or negative Chest X-Ray — Results must be within the last 12 months.

Occupational Health Form >

checkmark Medical Screening Appointment

Call Occupational Health at 919-350-7370 for your Medical Screening appointment. You can schedule your appointment at any of our hospital locations at Cary Hospital, North Hospital or Raleigh Campus.

checkmark Two References

Copy and send link below to two (2) personal or professional references to complete on your behalf. Please do not have family members complete the reference.

Reference Form >

checkmark Orientation & Confidentiality Agreement

All new volunteers must complete Orientation online and take an assessment. You need to score at least 80 percent on the test, so take your time and read the information carefully.  You can take the assessment multiple times if needed.

Orientation & Confidentiality Agreement >

checkmarkbadge Headshot/photo for Your Volunteer ID Badge

Submit a headshot photo on a white background for your volunteer ID badge.

Raleigh Volunteer Services Email >

Cary & North Volunteer Services Email >

checkmark Criminal Background Check (Adults Only)

After Volunteer Services has verified that you have completed all the above onboarding processes, you will receive an email invitation from Verified Volunteers by Sterling Talent Solutions to complete your criminal background check. The company will provide you with a link and instructions on how to complete your criminal background check. You will have three days to complete it.  

If you have difficulties completing your invitation or you have found inaccurate information on your background, please contact The Advocates at 1-855-326-1860 option 3 or via email at theadvocates@verifiedvolunteers.com.

Hospitality Pet Volunteer Applicants Only

Applicants interested in volunteering with our pet program must submit the following to the appropriate hospital.

  • checkmark  Behavioral Evaluation of Pet
  • checkmark  Fecal Examination
  • checkmark  Therapy Certificate
  • checkmark  Proof of Personal Liability Insurance Covering Pet
  • checkmark  Vaccinations for Distemper, Parvovirus, and Rabies

Raleigh Volunteer Services Email >

Cary & North Volunteer Services Email >

Junior Volunteer Applicants Only (ages 16-18 in high school)

High school students applicants must complete this form.

Junior Volunteer Contract Form >


Read our Volunteer Handbook