What Is It?
A healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County and includes community health centers, school-based clinics, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital, and two full-service hospitals.
Volunteers serve at least 4 hours per week for 8 weeks; duties may include being a host/greeter, performing clerical duties, or assisting in a nursing station. The Summer 2021 program will be completely virtual. The application is available on the Junior Volunteer page.
Minimum Age to Volunteer
14 (entering 9th grade).
Varies depending on location; programs range from 4 – 8 weeks. The number of volunteer hours required varies depending on the program.
A mandatory orientation is provided at the beginning of the program.
SUMMER JUNIOR VOLUNTEER
Possible duties may include being a host/greeter, performing clerical duties, helping transport patients throughout the hospital, helping set up meal carts and delivering food, helping provide physical therapy equipment for patients and therapists, assisting in a nursing station, or similar duties.
Please visit the Junior Volunteer page for more information.
HARRIS HEALTH SYSTEM SUMMER JUNIOR VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Volunteer locations include Ben Taub Hospital, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, Quentin Mease Hospital, or the system’s Ambulatory Care Centers (Outpatient).
Virtual Summer Junior Volunteer Program Video (2020) (1 minute 43 seconds)