Hours: Volunteers must commit to three or more hours per week and complete a
minimum of 50 total hours. Assignments are available weekdays, during
office hours, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Weekend and evening placements are only
available to college students volunteering in the Emergency Department.
Age: Adult volunteers must be at least 18. Junior Volunteers must have had
their 14th birthday and/or completed the eighth grade prior to starting
their volunteer service.
Application Process: Candidates must complete the process below before they can begin their
Health clearance, including an annual TB test for adults (within the past
three years for Junior Volunteers), proof of immunity to mumps, measles
and rubella (German measles) and/or a physical exam certifying ability
to perform volunteer service
Orientation and Training: Volunteers must attend a half-day orientation. In some cases, additional
training by the departmental supervisor is required.
Uniforms: Business casual attire is acceptable for volunteers: slacks or skirts
with a collared shirt. Touro does not allow jeans, t-shirts, shorts or
flip-flops. Volunteers receive an official photo I.D. which must be worn
on a volunteer lanyard. Volunteers should not wear scrubs, unless instructed to do so.