Volunteen program

The purpose of the Volunteen program is to utilize our community teenagers ages 15 to 18 in a meaningful way by assisting in activities that benefit patients, families and community served by Augusta University Health and the Children’s Hospital of Georgia. The Volunteen program consists of three components; Summer Volunteens, After School Volunteens, and the Volunteen Board.

After School Volunteens

Volunteer Services After School program will not only give our high school students, ages 15-18 a chance to give back to their community, but develops new skills, and acquire the knowledge to work in a professional environment. The After School program runs from September until May similar to the academic calendar. Teens selected to participate in this program through an interview process will have the opportunity to serve in one of a variety of departments throughout the health system.

Volunteens working in the hospital environment

The After School program runs from September until May similar to the academic calendar. This is broken up into two terms. Term I is September 5 through December 16. This application is now closed. Term II is January 9 through April 21. Application will open in September. Teens selected to participate in this program through an interview process will have the opportunity to serve in one of a variety of departments throughout the health system.

Application Deadlines

  • Term I – Friday, May 27 - closed
  • Term II -– Friday, October 28 - application will be avilbale mid-September

Summer Volunteens

The application period for the 2016 Summer Volunteen program has ended. Please see the information above regarding the 2016-2017 After School Volunteen program.

Volunteen Board

The Volunteen Board is comprised of a pool of teens who have participated in our annual Volunteen program the previous Summer. Teens will gain leadership and organizational skills while learning the value of serving their community. Previous service projects that the Volunteen Board has participated in include ringing the bell for the Salvation Army, serving at the Master’s Table, and throwing a birthday party for the children at the Hope House.

For more information, please email volunteers@augusta.edu or call 706-721-3596.
Office hours are Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.