• Volunteer at UK HealthCare


    UK HealthCare Volunteer Services offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities across the UK HealthCare enterprise. We provide community volunteers with an opportunity to use their skills and abilities to make a positive impact on the patient and family experience. Volunteers are needed in the UK Chandler and UK Good Samaritan emergency departments, Surgery and ICU family lounges, gift shops, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Kentucky Children’s Hospital, ambulatory clinics and all across the health care campus.

    Men, women and teens who are at least 14 years of age are welcome and encouraged to join us in caring for the people of the Commonwealth. See our current list of volunteer positions » 

    Kentucky Children's Hospital

    At this time, we are not accepting applications for the Kentucky Children's Hospital (includes NICU/Baby Cuddler and Child Life programs).  

    College students

    Interviewing for the Spring 2015 semester has ended. Information for Fall 2015 will be posted in August.    

    Summer 2015 Teen Volunteer Program at UK HealthCare  

    UK HealthCare is continuing to grow, and many teens will want to take part in the excitement at UK HealthCare! Teens can serve in interesting and rewarding volunteer opportunities, including: Markey Cancer Center, Medical Records, Dietary, patient transport, laboratories, mail and flower delivery to patients, and our gift shops at both Chandler and Good Samaritan.

    We have filled our interview slots for 2015!

    Please print all the paperwork you will need to complete, and bring it with you to your interview. They are in the tabs below. These documents include:

    • Volunteer Application (Apply tab)
    • UK HealthCare HIPAA training and quiz (HIPAA tab)
    • Behavioral Standards (Standards tab)
    • Orientation Guide (Orientation tab)
    • Parent Permission Slip (click on link)

    All teen volunteers must attend a mandatory orientation session on June 10in order to apply. The program will be held June 22 through July 31. All teen volunteers must be available to volunteer four of the six weeks.    

    Thanks so much for your willingness to get involved and make a difference!

    Active volunteers

    For current active volunteers, click here to record your hours » 

  • Interested in becoming a volunteer at UK HealthCare?

    Call Volunteer Services at UK Chandler Hospital at 859-323-6023 or e-mail the Volunteer Office to receive information and set up an interview. 

    Application Form

    Please print and fill out the appropriate application form below and bring it with you to the interview:

  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

    We value our patients' privacy. Please print, read carefully, take the test, then sign the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act document and bring it to Volunteer Services before volunteering.

  • Behavioral standards

    Please print, read and sign the Behavioral Standards document and bring it to Volunteer Services before volunteering.

  • Orientation guide

    A guide to rules, policies and safety information regarding UK HealthCare. Please print, read and sign the Orientation guide and bring to Volunteer Services before volunteering.