Volunteers are valued members of the Carolinas Medical Center patient care team. We offer opportunities in a wide variety of areas including patient services and non-patient care. Whether you are a retiree, a career professional, a high school student or homemaker, Carolinas Medical Center can meet your needs and interests. We also offer a Teen Program for high school students ages 14-17.
Adult Volunteer Information
Carolinas Medical Center has created a wide variety of volunteer opportunities for adults interested in volunteering their time. We require all our adult volunteers to be 18 years of age and older. We also ask them to commit to a one year time frame of working the same shift preferably every week. Our shifts range from two to four hours depending on the position, the department's needs and your schedule. We have a wide variety of positions and make every effort to match your availability and interests with the needs of the hospital.
CMC volunteer application requires two non-family member references, a background verification disclousure (we do check your background) and ahealth history form (require proof of MMR immunizations). Once all this information is in to us, we will call you for an interview.
Teen Volunteer Information
Carolinas Medical Center is offering a comprehensive Summer Teen Volunteer Program in 2016 for high school students ages 15-18. The program’s focus is to provide students with education and experience in a hospital setting through volunteer service and informative learning sessions. Volunteers provide non-clinical support, but there are a variety of volunteer opportunities throughout the hospital from delivering sterile equipment to various units, providing directions and/or escorting patients and visitors, assisting with clerical work, playing the lobby piano, and more.
Educational learning sessions give students the opportunity to connect with health care professionals and explore a broad variety of hospital specialties.
Steps to becoming a teen volunteer: