Teenage Volunteer Program
The Teenage Volunteer Program of Winter Haven Hospital is established to provide the youth of our community opportunities for personal growth and development. They perform supplementary services in the hospital and through this gain personal satisfaction, development of personality, maturity and the understanding of various health careers that a hospital environment offers them in planning their future.
What is a Teenage Volunteer?
The Teenage Volunteer is a special kind of teen who serves in the Hospital without pay, giving people a helping hand. A teen volunteer is a high school student between ages 15-18.
Why is a Teenage Volunteer Important?
Teenage Volunteers are important because they provide the extra personal attention, care, warmth, and service with a smile, that adds so much to the comfort and well-being of patients-leaving the regular staff to concentrate on making patients well as quickly as possible.
How Does a Teenage Volunteer Serve?
Teenage Volunteers assist in various departments wherever help is needed.
How Does a Teen Benefit by Service?
Teens gain experience by working in many area of the Hospital.
Are Teenage Volunteers Trained?
A Teenage Volunteer gets careful preparation for the job including orientation and on-the-job training. Teens are assigned tasks for which they are specifically trained and perform their assignment under the direction and supervision of Hospital and Volunteer personnel.
What Rewards Are There?
There are many!
- Personal Development -learning how to meet and work with people.
- Opportunity to contribute to your community-making it a better place to live.
- Experience in the health care field leads to future career opportunities.
How Do I Join?
Please fill out our Teen Volunteer Application here. For further information, please contact Volunteer Services Department at (863) 291-6750.