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Frequently Asked Questions
 
How old do I have to be to volunteer?
Adult volunteers must be 18. Youth volunteers must be at least 15 or 16 years old (age requirements for youth vary by location). Not all locations offer opportunities for youth volunteers, or many have limited capacity. Contact location of choice for further information.
 

What volunteer opportunities are available to me?
Volunteer opportunities and assignments vary by location. After submitting an application, volunteer services will contact you to discuss opportunities.
 

Can I complete Court-Ordered Community Service at Saint Luke's Health System?
Court-Ordered Community Service is not accepted.
 

How much time do I have to commit to Saint Luke's Health System to volunteer?
Time commitment varies by location. Please contact your chosen location for specific requirements.
 

Why does Saint Luke's Health System need a medical statement for me to volunteer?
Saint Luke's Health System requires a medical statement to ensure you are not putting yourself or others at risk by volunteering in a hospital environment.
 

Can I use family members for my references?
No. Saint Luke's Health System requires two non-relative references to be considered for a volunteer position.
 

Do I have to get a TB Test or a flu shot to volunteer?
Saint Luke's requires a QFT-TB blood test and an influenza vaccination (current flu season). Saint Luke's provides these at no cost to our volunteers. 
 

What should I wear to volunteer?
Volunteer uniform requirements vary by location.
 

Is there any training I need to do to start volunteering?
General volunteer orientation and assignment-specific training is required. Annual training is required to remain active.