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 »
College students: Interviewing for the Spring 2015 semester has ended. Information for Fall 2015 will be posted in August.
UK HealthCare is continuing to
grow, and many teens will want to take part in the excitement at UKHC! Teens can serve in interesting and rewarding volunteer opportunities,
including: Nursing, Children’s Hospital, 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.
To apply, please call
Volunteer Services at 859-323-6023 to set up an interview. During the interview we will discuss your paperwork,
areas of interest, volunteer guidelines, and schedules. Interviews will begin March
30 and continue through the month of April. Please be sure to schedule as soon as possible to ensure your space in
Please print all the paperwork you will need to complete,
and bring with you to your interview. They are in the tabs below. These
Teen Volunteers must attend a Mandatory Orientation Session on June 10th
in order to apply. The program
will begin June 22 and continue through July 31. All teen volunteers must be available to
volunteer 4 of the 6 weeks.
Thanks so much for your willingness to get involved and make
For current active volunteers, click here to record your hours »
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.
Please print and fill out the appropriate application form below and bring it with you to the interview:
Important medical information for volunteers:
Before volunteering at UK HealthCare, all volunteers must meet certain medical requirements. Please see these important medical requirements: Read the Letter from Employee Health about Observer and Volunteer Medical Requirements » (PDF, 16KB)
The Volunteer Office checklist will assist you in ensuring that you have the proper documents to continue the process to become a volunteer.
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.
Please print, read and sign the Behavioral Standards document and bring it to Volunteer Services before volunteering.
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.
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