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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 2020 Program will be accepted from February 1 – 14.

There are a limited number of positions available for new applicants.

Junior Volunteer Applicant Requirements

  • Applications are open to students 14 to 18 years old. Students must be at least 14 years old by June 25, 2020, to be considered for the Summer 2020 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 February 14.
  • Applicants selected for an in-person interview must be available to interview between March 16 – 31. Interviews will be scheduled Monday – Thursday between the hours of 2 and 6 pm.

Students selected for the Summer 2020 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:
    • Thursday, April 30, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
    • Tuesday, May 5, 6:30– 7:30 pm
  • 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. Accepted volunteers will be referred to Mission WorkWell for screening. There will be no expense to the volunteer.
  • Attend mandatory Junior Volunteer Orientation: Junior Volunteer Orientation will be held on Thursday, June 25, 9 am to 4 pm.
  • Meet weekly attendance expectation: The Summer 2020 Program will run from July 6 – July 31. Accepted volunteers must be available to volunteer on a set schedule, two days per week (either a Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday schedule) for each of the four weeks of the program.
  • Attend the optional Health Career Education Day: Opportunities will be offered for Junior Volunteers to learn about a variety of healthcare careers on Friday, July 31, 9 am to 4 pm.


  • Our team will make every effort to accommodate schedule and placement requests, but please note that we cannot guarantee specific assignments.
  • Our team is unable to sponsor students seeking senior projects, internships or observation opportunities. For more information on internships click here.

Questions? Contact 828-213-1057 or