VolunTEEN Program

Hospital volunteer opportunities for teens

The Summer VolunTEEN program at Children’s is a great program for high school students looking for a rewarding way to spend a portion of their summer. VolunTEENs are placed in areas throughout the hospital ranging from administrative work and customer service to direct patient and family interaction. Volunteers will not shadow any clinical staff, but will be supervised by Children's staff. The program spans 8 weeks during June and July. Interested teens MUST be able to commit to volunteer at least one day a week for 5 hours, missing no more than two days.

Program Overview:

Applications open on February 12, 2016.

  • Who: High School Students, ages 15-18
  • When: June 6 through July 29, one day/week from 10:00a.m.-3:00p.m. 
    *no more than two absences allowed 


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The VolunTEEN program is a great program for high school students looking for a rewarding way to spend part of their summer. 


Program Requirements

Thank you for your interest in our VolunTEEN program. Registration is now closed.

STEP 1: Complete the online application.

STEP 2: Complete and mail the following documents together:

  • The completed VolunTEEN packet
  • One counselor/teacher recommendation 
  • A copy of photo ID (driver's license or student ID)
  • Immunization records that indicate the following:
    • MMR vaccine (2 vaccines recorded)
    • Varicella/ Chickenpox (2 vaccines recorded OR documentation of positive blood test results indicating immunity. History of disease date alone will not suffice.)
    • Tdap vaccine 
STEP 3: Interview

Once we receive all contents of your application and you are selected, you will be contacted by email to schedule an in-person interview.  

STEP 4: To be completed after acceptance

  • Tuberculosis (TB) Blood Test (TSPOT or QFT–GIT) 
  • Criminal Background Check Consent Form
Please note: The VolunTEEN Program may fill up prior to February 26. All applicants will be notified by March 25 of their status. You may only apply to one of our hospital locations.

The Information Packet must be mailed to Children's at Egleston, Children's at Hughes Spalding or Children's at Scottish Rite at the following addresses:

Children's at Egleston
Attn: Volunteer Services
1405 Clifton Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30322

Children's at Hughes Spalding
Attn: Volunteer Services
35 Jesse Hill Jr. Drive SE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Children's at Scottish Rite 
Attn: Volunteer Services
1001 Johnson Ferry Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30342

          Mandatory Training Dates

          Scottish Rite: Wednesday, June 1, 2:00p.m. - 4:30p.m.
          Egleston: Wednesday, June 1, 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
          Hughes Spalding: Tuesday, May 31, 10:30a.m. - 1:30p.m.

            Thank you for your interest in the VolunTEEN Program at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.