Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Volunteers provide service to patients and caregivers from all over the world in one of the nation's leading academic medical centers. Volunteers play an important role in patient satisfaction and offer an added dimension of personal service to our patients and caregivers. The Hospital values every volunteer's generous gift of time and talent.
Volunteer Services offers volunteer opportunities to enhance patient satisfaction, while producing a well-deserved feeling of personal fulfillment for the volunteer. Volunteer Services provides an environment that will enrich the lives of volunteers through service.
Adult Volunteer Program
The Adult Volunteer Program welcomes community members who are 18 years of age and older the opportunity to help improve the hospital experience for patients, their families, caregivers and the hospital staff.
College Volunteer Program
The College Volunteer Program provides an opportunity to those on a career path to the medical field an opportunity to gain valuable hospital experience and exposure to medicine at a premiere institution.
Summer Teen Volunteer Program
The Teen Volunteer Program provides high school students who are at least 14 years old with career exposure to a variety of healthcare professions.
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania offers the Teen Volunteer Program from June to August. Parents/guardians can print an application from this website by April of each year. The Teen Application deadline is in May of each year.