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Teen Volunteer Program

The Teen Volunteer Program, supporting Florida Hospital Tampa and Florida Hospital LTAC in Connerton, is a year-round program.  Teens must be 16-years-old or older to apply for a volunteer opportunity. Teens seeking to satisfy Bright Futures Scholarship or other scholarship requirements will need to research whether this volunteer experience will satisfy the individual requirements.

Volunteer Hours

Each Teens Volunteer is required to volunteer at least one four-hour shift per week, for a minimum of 6 (six) months.  To be accepted into the volunteer program, each volunteer must commit to a minimum of 100 (one hundred) service hours.;

Applying

Each prospective teen volunteer is required to:

Program Requirement

Teen Volunteers are required to:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age at time of application and be enrolled in a High School program
  • Must have a minimum of a 3.0 GPA at time of application
  • Complete and submit completed volunteer application documents
    • Include a photocopy of school photo ID, state issued ID or birth certificate
    • Include a copy of High School transcript or other proof of required GPA
  • Attend an interview with a Volunteer Office team member
  • Complete two Tuberculosis (TB) tests (each test is a two-step process) or submit documentation of completed TB tests or negative chest X-ray
  • Attend an Orientation session at Florida Hospital Tampa
  • Accept a volunteer assignment
  • Volunteer for a minimum of 6 months
  • Have fun, make new friends and learn new skills

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer opportunities for teens include clinical, guest services and administrative assignments.  Available assignments:

  • Lobby Desk Greeter
  • Spiritual Care Visitor
  • Gift Shop Assistant
  • Office Support Assistant
  • Surgical Waiting Room Greeter
  • Nursing Floor Assistant
  • Cath Lab Waiting Room
  • Dietary (Deli/Cafeteria) Assistant
  • Accounting/Information Technology
  • Nursing Education Office Assistant
  • Human Resources Clerical Assistant
  • Respiratory Therapy Greeter
  • Book Cart Cruiser
  • Volunteer Office Floater

For additional information please contact the Volunteer Office at TAMVolunteer@ahss.org or call us at 813-615-7286.