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Great River Medical Center Offers Teen Volunteer Program

March 12, 2008 – Students who are at least 14 years old by June 1 are invited to join Great River Medical Center’s Junior “Volunteen” program. The summer 2008 program is scheduled from Monday, June 9, through Friday, Aug. 1.

The program provides opportunities to explore health- and hospital-related careers, gain work experience, fulfill volunteer requirements for school and service projects, and just have fun. Positions for Junior Volunteens and parent/student teams are available at the hospital and Great River Klein Center. Students are scheduled to work a minimum of one four-hour shift per week.

Teens must complete an application packet to be considered. Other requirements include:
• Background check
• Interview
• Minimum 2.5 grade point average
• Participation in orientation Friday, June 6
• Pledge of confidentiality
• TB test

The deadline for applications is Friday, April 18; no exceptions. For more information or an application packet, please call Great River Medical Center’s Volunteer Services at (319) 768-3340.