Pennsylvania Hospital

Premed Program (18+) at Pennsylvania Hospital

Premed Volunteer Program

Nursing Unit Volunteer: You will assist clinical staff in caring for our patients. You will interact with nurses and physicians, visitors, patients and families in addition to learning about the important ancillary departmental interactions between nursing units and other departments. This is an outstanding opportunity for pre-med, post baccalaureate, PA and nursing students.

Apply to Volunteer

Print out and complete this application and mail it to us at:

800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107


  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be able to commit a minimum of 50 hours of service (typically 3 to 4 months)
  • Submit an application to Volunteer Services
  • Interview with Director
  • Complete a health screening
  • Complete all required compliance paperwork
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from current school
  • Obtain and display PAH photo ID when on duty
  • Follow hospital and volunteer services policies and procedures


  • Exposure to patient care in a premier hospital
  • Provide care and service to the community
  • Gain a letter of recommendation for participation in an elite hospital program
  • Discount parking for any day of service dependent on hours served each day
  • Meal Voucher for any day of service of four or more hours
  • Make new friends and have fun