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Summer College Volunteer Applicants

Thank you for your interest in the Summer College Volunteer Program at Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina. Application for the 2020 Summer College Volunteer Program is DUE by 5 pm on Wednesday, April 15.

Successful summer college volunteers will:

  • Commit to 70 hours of volunteer service throughout the 10 weeks of the summer program
  • Agree to volunteer for either one 8-hour day per week or two 4-hour days per week
  • Be available to volunteer for at least 4 hours of their weekly commitment during normal business hours, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday
  • Attend orientation
  • Comply with vaccination policies – including measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), varicella, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (TDAP), tuberculosis blood test (TSPOT) and annual flu vaccines – all provided by Mission, if needed

Steps to become a summer college volunteer:

  • Step 1Summer College Volunteer Application
  • Step 2 – Attend an interview session with a Mission Volunteer team member, who will contact you once your application has been received. The interview will provide an opportunity to get to know you and where you might serve best.
  • Step 3 – Attend the Summer College Volunteer orientation session to learn more about the role and to meet volunteer educational and safety requirements.
  • Step 4 – Complete required vaccination screening, provided free of charge by Mission Health staff.
  • Step 5 – Attend department-specific training for your volunteer position.

Questions? Contact 828-213-1057 or email us.

Important dates for new applicants and returning summer college volunteers:

  • Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 5 pm — Application deadline, which includes:
    • Complete application form
    • Three (3) references with complete contact information, including email addresses
  • Monday, May 4 – 22, 2020 interviews
    • An interview is required to participate in the program. Interviews will be scheduled once all references have been returned. Interviews will be scheduled during regular business hours, Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.
  • Wednesday, May 27, 2020, 3 pm — Summer College Volunteer Orientation
  • Monday, June 1 – Friday, August 7, 2020 — Summer College Volunteer Program

Inclement Weather/Cancellation Policy

Volunteer orientation classes at Mission Hospital follow AB Tech’s Inclement Weather Policy. If AB Tech classes are cancelled due to weather, volunteer orientation classes will not be held. If AB Tech has a late start, volunteer orientation classes will be held as scheduled.

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  • Our team will make every effort to accommodate your location request, but we cannot guarantee assignments.
  • Our team is unable to sponsor students seeking senior projects, internships or observation opportunities. For more information on internships click here.
  • We are happy to provide work application references. Note that the Mission volunteer engagement team will include a record of volunteer hours and whether the 70-hour commitment was satisfied.

Questions? Contact 828-213-1057 or email us.