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Junior Volunteer Program at Mission Hospital

Thank You for Your Interest in the Junior Volunteer Program at Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina.

Applications for New Junior Volunteers for the Summer 2023 Program will be accepted from January 30- March 15.

There are a 20 volunteer positions available for applicants in our 2023 program.

Junior Volunteer Applicant Requirements

  • Applications are open to students 14 to 18 years old. Students must be at least 14 years old by July 7, 2023 to be considered for the 2023 Summer Program.
  • Applicants must have two positive references from teachers from the current school year. Applicants will provide contact information and Volunteer Engagement requests references. References must be received by the end of the application deadline on March 15.
  • Applicants selected for an in-person interview must be available to interview between March 20-March 31, 2023. Interviews will be scheduled Monday – Thursday between the hours of 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm.

Students selected for the 2023 Summer Junior Volunteer Program will:

  • Attend a mandatory Volunteer/Parent Information Session. Both the volunteer and a parent/guardian must attend one information session. Sessions will be held on:
    • Monday, May 15 or Monday, May 22 from 6:30PM-7:30PM
  • Complete Vaccination Screening: Mission policy requires all team members, including volunteers, to be current on MMR, varicella, TDAP and flu vaccines, as well as having a TSPOT test to screen for tuberculosis. Volunteers must have documented at least 2 COVID vaccines. Accepted volunteers will be referred to Mission Work Well for screening. There will be no expense to the volunteer.
  • Attend mandatory Junior Volunteer Orientation: Junior Volunteer Orientation will be held on Wednesday, June 28 from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.
  • Meet weekly attendance expectation: The Summer 2023 Program will run from July 10-August 3 (Monday through Thursday each week). Accepted volunteers must be available to volunteer on a set schedule, two days per week (either a Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday schedule) 9am to 4pm for each of the four weeks of the program.

Questions? Contact (828) 213-1058 or

Click here to apply for the 2023 Summer Junior Volunteer Program


  • The 2023 four-week Junior Volunteer Program will give students the opportunity to rotate among different departments and experience the hospital setting. This year’s program will include the opportunity to earn first aid/CPR certification, participate in department tours and hold conversations with healthcare professionals from different clinical and administrative departments.
  • Our team will make every effort to accommodate schedule and placement requests, but please note that we cannot guarantee specific assignments.
  • Students enrolled in educational programs who are interested in participating in a learning experience for course credit within Mission Health should submit a request form by clicking here.

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