College Student Volunteers

Winship provides college student volunteers with the opportunity to acquire hands-on experience that makes a difference in the lives of our patients, families, visitors, and staff everyday.

We have a variety of opportunities that will help fuel your genuine desire to serve others and explore the careers available in health care. Become a volunteer and give back while learning more!

Summer Semester (June - August)

Summer Undergraduate Volunteer Program – We are looking for a diverse group of committed undergraduate students who are interested in enhancing the quality of patient care and becoming an integral part of our Winship team. Summer college volunteers will have direct interaction with our patients, their family members, and our staff by providing support and assistance in a variety of departments.

All summer college volunteers are required to serve for 9 weeks and commit to a minimum of 8 hours per week (72 hours in total). Additionally, all summer college volunteers must be able to provide their own housing. Participants will also have the opportunity to participate in a variety of continuing educational sessions, interactions with staff members, events, and simulation lab.

Application process is now open. The deadline for applications is March 1, 2018.

Interested applicants must:

All accepted applicants will be required to attend the following events:

  • Mandatory orientation on Thursday, May 31, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.
  • Attend two Continuing Education classes offered during the program.
  • Closing program event on Thursday, August 2, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm.

For more information, please contact Volunteer Services at (404) 778-5286.

Fall and Spring Semesters

All student volunteers are required to serve for 10 weeks and commit to a minimum of 8 hours per month. The application for the spring semester is currently closed. The application process for the fall semester will open on Monday, July 23rd and will close on Friday, August 17th.

How to Apply

Step 1: Meet the volunteer requirements.
Step 2: Review the volunteer benefits.
Step 3: Review the Online Volunteer Manual (PDF).
Step 4: Complete the Online Volunteer Assessment. You must achieve a score of 80 or higher on the online assessment to be eligible to volunteer and receive access to the application.
Step 5: Eligible applicants will be invited to a one-on-one interview.

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