College Student Volunteers

Duke Raleigh Hospital

Duke Raleigh Hospital provides college students with the opportunity to experience and observe many aspects of health care in a hospital setting. Our volunteers are assigned to a variety of positions throughout our organization making a difference in the lives of our patients, their family members, and caregivers. We understand that our College Student Volunteers are often interested in pursuing a career in health care, and we offer volunteer experience to help them reach that goal.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Adhere to Duke Raleigh Hospital Policies and Procedures.
  • Flu (Seasonal) and COVID-19 full vaccination and booster required (exemptions may be filed).
  • Completion of the application process, including references, background screening, and health clearance. Note: Please review the health screening requirements below.
  • Completion of mandatory hospital and department orientation/training.
  • The expected volunteer commitment is a minimum of two academic semesters.
  • Weekly volunteer attendance of a minimum of four hours per week.

Please note: Once assigned, these programs will be counting on your assistance. 

Become a Volunteer

Complete an application or call us at 919-954-3887 to learn more about our program.

Please note: We ask that you complete the College Student Volunteer application only once. If you previously completed this application, you do not need to complete it again.

Volunteer Opportunities

To learn more about Duke Raleigh Hospital's available volunteer opportunities, browse the Duke Raleigh Hospital Directory.

If you are interested in a program that is not accepting applications for volunteers at this time, please consider volunteering for one of our other available opportunities listed.