Hillsborough Hospital Volunteer Serving CoffeeHillsborough Hospital Volunteers

Hillsborough Hospital is a beautiful facility which serves as an extension of the UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill. We offer the same cutting edge patient care in a smaller, community centered environment. Numerous volunteer opportunities are offered at the Hillsborough Campus for Community, Undergraduate and High School Volunteers. For more information on how to become a High School Volunteer please check out our High School page. Come join our Hillsborough Team and make a difference in the care and experience our patients' receive.

Requirements and Application Process

Undergraduate Volunteers:

Please read through everything before applying.

Undergraduates may apply during the designated application period prior to the start of each academic semester. All undergraduates must be able to commit to volunteering once weekly for the entire volunteer period for two full semesters out of three academic semesters each year (Fall, Spring, both Summer Sessions). Freshmen or 1st year college students are NOT eligible to apply.

Fall Volunteering: August 22nd-December 1st APPLICATION IS NOW CLOSED

  1. Check out our Opportunities List and submit the Undergraduate application for volunteering (top right box).
  2. Once your application has been submitted, you will receive an immediate auto-response email to complete our online compliance modules, online volunteer orientation, and background screening ($15 fee). Please check your inbox and spam/trash/junk folders for this email and if you do not receive it in 24 hours contact jodie.skoff@unchealth.unc.edu.
  3. Review your immunization records and make arrangements to receive any additional vaccines or TB testing you may need. This Checklist lists all of the vaccines that are required to volunteer. Alternatively, you may have your medical provider complete the Physician Verification Form as proof of vaccination. Campus Health cannot complete this form. TB testing can take up to 12 days to complete and is not covered by the hospital or some insurances. You may get testing through your physician, campus health, or a local drug store. Please start this process ASAP.
  4. After your application has been submitted, all these steps must be completed by July 24th to have a placement interview with your volunteer coordinator August 15th-18th and start volunteering the week of August 22nd..

Community Volunteers:

  1. Check out our Opportunities List and submit the Community application for volunteering (top right box).
  2. Once your application has been submitted, you will receive an immediate auto-response email to complete our online compliance modules, online volunteer orientation, and background screening ($15 fee). Please check your inbox and spam/junk/trash folders for this email and if you do not receive it within 24 hours contact Jodie.Skoff@unchealth.unc.edu.
  3. Review your immunization records and make arrangements to receive any additional vaccines or TB testing you may need. This Checklist lists all of the vaccines that are required to volunteer. Alternatively, you may have your medical provider complete the Physician Verification Form as proof of vaccination. TB testing can take up to 12 days to complete and is not covered by the hospital or some insurances. You may get testing through your physician or a local drug store. Please watch this video about correct TB testing to fulfill volunteer requirements.
  4. Interview with the Hillsborough Volunteer Coordinator.
  5. Start volunteering!

Required Time Commitment

Applicants must be able to maintain a regular weekly volunteer schedule consisting of one 2-4 hour shift on the same day each week. Undergraduate volunteers commit to a minimum of 2 semesters (fall, spring and/or summer) AND 50 hours of volunteering (25 hours each semester) at Hillsborough. Community volunteers commit to 6 months and 50 hours. If you are currently job seeking, we ask that you become established in your employment first so that you are able to commit to a weekly volunteer schedule. Community Volunteers, please do not apply unless you are prepared to volunteer within 30 days of submitting your application.

Questions

Please contact our Hillsborough Volunteer Coordinator, Jodie Skoff, for more information.

** UNC Health Employees only need to complete the online orientation and provide proof of COVID-19 Vaccinations.