Returning Student Volunteers

Returning Student Volunteers

Duke University Hospital

Returning to Same Assignment

  • Returning students are not required to re-interview to return to their previous assignment. 
  • Contact Volunteer Services by December 1, 2018 if you intend to return, otherwise they may take on a new volunteer in your position.
  • Placement cannot be guaranteed if this information is submitted after the December 1, 2018 deadline.

Requesting a New Assignment

  • You will need to obtain a reference form from your previous hospital volunteer coordinator/supervisor and be accepted for placement with the new program by December 1, 2018.
  • Email Volunteer Services at to obtain the reference form.
  • Placement cannot be guaranteed in a new position if this information is submitted after the August 1, 2018 deadline.

Required Documentation

  • ​Flu Shot for 2018/2019 Season
  • Annual Safety/Compliance
    • All annual safety/compliance training documentation must be submitted to your volunteer coordinator in order for you to be eligible to return in the spring.
    • You have the option to complete your required annual compliance/safety training online by January 7, 2019 or attend one of the in-person orientation sessions in January.
    • Contact your volunteer coordinator/supervisor for the online training link if you have not already received it.