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:

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 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.

Summer Volunteering: May 9th-July 21st  APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. Please check back soon about the fall semester.

  1. Submit undergraduate application for volunteering (top right box). Check out our Opportunities List prior to completing application.  Make sure you are looking under "Hillsborough."
  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 using this Checklist. Your medical provider will then need to complete the Physician Verification Form as proof of these vaccinations.
  4. After the application has been submitted, all these steps must be completed by April 24th to have a placement interview with your volunteer coordinator May 2nd - 5th.
  5. Start volunteering the week of May 9th.

Community Volunteers:

  1. Submit application for volunteering (top right box). Check out our Opportunities List prior to completing application.  Make sure you are looking under "Hillsborough."
  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.
  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). 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.

Apply Today

Please click HERE for the Community Volunteer Application.

The Summer Undergraduate Application is currently closed.  Please check back soon for information about volunteering in the fall.

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Contact Information

Volunteer Coordinator: Jodie Skoff