DANVILLE, Pa. – Geisinger Lewistown Hospital, Geisinger Medical Center, Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center and Geisinger Community Medical Center are accepting applications until Thursday, Feb. 29, for the summer Junior Volunteer Program.
From June 17 through Aug. 9, teens between ages 15 and 18 can learn about healthcare and potential careers in the field in this eight-week structured service program. By attending weekly educational workshops, kids have the chance to explore various areas in the healthcare environment.
Diverse service opportunities and planned educational sessions fill out the program and offer an exceptional learning opportunity. Volunteering gives teens experience while they give back to their community. Students are eligible to earn the Presidential Service Award for the hours they serve.
Anyone interested should submit an online application, provide references, successfully complete the interview process and commit to serving a minimum of four to five hours each week during the eight-week summer session. The admission process is competitive and space in the program is limited. To apply for the Junior Volunteer Program at Geisinger, visit geisinger.org/about-geisinger/volunteer and submit an application by Feb. 29.
Geisinger is committed to making better health easier for the more than 1 million people it serves. Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes 10 hospital campuses, a health plan with more than half a million members, a research institute and the Geisinger College of Health Sciences, which includes schools of medicine, nursing and graduate education. With more than 25,000 employees and 1,700+ employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.