Returning College Student Volunteers

Returning College Student Volunteers

Duke University Hospital

STEP 1: Required Documentation

If it has been LESS than 6 months since your last volunteer service hours with Duke University Hospital, skip STEP 1 and go to STEP 2.  

If it has been MORE than 6 months since your last volunteer service hours with Duke University Hospital, please follow complete the following required forms:

  • Volunteer Services Application (PDF, 306.31 KB)
  • Request for References (PDF, 350.7 KB) -- 2 are needed
  • Health Clearance for DUKE STUDENTS -- To be accepted into the College Volunteer Program, you must meet specific immunization requirements.  Please submit the following information to bluehealthclearance@duke.edu:  
    • Name
    • Date of birth
    • Unique ID number (begins with "0")
    • Applying for volunteering, shadowing, or both
    • Volunteer Program you are applying for
  • Health Screen for ALL OTHER COLLEGES (PDF, 655.13 KB)
    • The health screen form must be completed by your healthcare provider/medical practice/pharmacy or your student health program.
    • A TB test is required. Please allow adequate time for completion and a reading of this test before your interview in April.

STEP 2: Assignment

Returning to Same Assignment 

  • Returning students are not required to re-interview to return to their previous assignment. 
  • Contact Volunteer Services by March 29, 2019 if you intend to return, otherwise your volunteer position may not be held for you.  
  • Placement cannot be guaranteed if this information is submitted after the March 29, 2019 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 March 29, 2019.
  • Email Volunteer Services at duhs_volunteer_services@duke.edu to obtain the reference form.
  • Placement cannot be guaranteed in a new position if this information is submitted after the March 29, 2019 deadline.