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College Program

Geared toward meeting the flexible scheduling needs of college students, the college program provides a variety of opportunities. College volunteers must:

  • Submit a completed application
  • Be enrolled in college, preference is given to pre-medical career studies
  • Submit a medical clearance form to personal physician
  • Provide two letters of reference
  • Submit to a criminal background check
  • Submit to a T-Spot Blood Test
  • Commit to a minimum of one year service of four hours a week
  • Interview with a Volunteer Services staff member
  • Attend a two-hour volunteer orientation
  • Select a specific weekly service area and volunteer schedule
  • Pay annual dues of $15
  • Purchase a volunteer uniform (vest or jacket available) from Volunteer Services for $15
  • Participate in an annual influenza vaccination each fall

Please note: You will be contacted for an interview only after the Foundation & Volunteer Services Office has received your online application, physician clearance, two letters of reference and criminal background check results.

Volunteer Application Form

Please fill out your Volunteer Application Form and save the form to your desktop. You can then either print the completed form out and mail it to the Foundation Office, fax the completed form to the Foundation & Volunteer Services Office or email the form to the Foundation & Volunteer Services Office. The address, fax number and email address can be found at the bottom of the Form pages.

If you are experiencing problems with the above form, click here to access a print only version of this form. After you complete the form either fax or mail it to the Foundation & Volunteer Services Office.

* Please note that the Foundation & Volunteer Services Department is not affiliated with the Human Resources Department or any facet of employment services. Volunteering is not a pathway to employment. Acceptance into the program does not guarantee employment with the hospital, nor will it enable you to get a job in any department in which you have volunteered. Those seeking such services should contact their respective academic or employment placement services for further referrals on internship/employment training sites. We view volunteering as a long-term commitment and seek committed individuals who will be DeKalb Medical Team Members for years to come.

2701 North Decatur Road Decatur, GA 30033
Patient Inquiries: 404.501.5200

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