MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER TEEN VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP PROGRAM IN CANCER CARE
What Is It?: One of the world’s most respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education, and prevention.
Help Needed: Assist for 4 weeks in the summer, helping in various positions including refreshment carts, patient navigation, and clinic assistant. Program is currently closed; check website for COVID-related updates.
Minimum Age to Volunteer: Students must be between the ages of 14 (by June 1) and 18 to be considered.
TEEN VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP PROGRAM
Teen positions include Clinic Assistant, Gift Shop, Coffee Cart, Hat Cart, Beverage Cart, Popcorn Cart, and Patient Navigator. Each volunteer fulfills a morning position (8 AM – Noon) and then reports to a different position for the afternoon shift (1-5 PM). Teen volunteers also attend learning opportunities, including presentations representing different departments and tours throughout the institution.
Information about the upcoming summer program is posted in December, and applications are due in late January.