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.

NOTE: Winship volunteer opportunities have been temporarily suspended in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

At Winship, there are a variety of opportunities for college volunteers that fuel a genuine desire to serve others and explore the careers available in health care.

Summer Semester

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

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

In addition to completing 72 hours of service, all accepted applicants are required to attend a mandatory orientation, a minimum of two continuing education classes offered during the program and the closing program event.

The summer program runs from May 28 - July 31. Applications for the summer semester are accepted January 1 - February 28. When applying, you must also submit two (2) completed and signed recommendation forms.

If you have any questions, please contact Volunteer Services at (404) 778-5286.

Fall and Spring Semesters

All student volunteers are required to serve for 12 weeks and commit to a minimum of 8 hours per month.

Fall Semester: The fall program runs from September 1 - December 1. Applications for the fall semester are ONLY accepted July 1 - August 1.

Spring Semester: The spring program runs from January 19 - May 1. Applications for the spring semester are ONLY accepted November 1 - December 1.

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