JPS Health Network Volunteer Opportunities

Junior Volunteer Program (15-16 years old)

Junior Volunteers are welcomed at John Peter Smith Health Network. We hope this opportunity enlightens you to the wonderful world of health care through the eyes of a volunteer. We look forward to helping you have a fun and educational volunteer experience at JPS!

Our junior program is an 8 week program. Program runs from June 20th – August 10th. The days of service are: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only. July 4th is optional. You will volunteer with other junior volunteers during your shifts. Please read all details below prior to applying as a junior volunteer. Thank you.

Summer Applications Closed -Placements filled. 
Program updates for the Summer of 2018 will be available - February 2018.
Thank you for your interest in serving JPS!



Important Dates


Friday, May 5th Application Deadline
(placements are limited, apply ASAP)
Friday, June 9th Volunteer interviews completed
Tuesday, June 20th Junior Volunteer Orientation & Tour
Wednesday, June 21st Junior Volunteer Orientation & Tour
Tuesday, June 27th Volunteer service begins!
Thursday, August 10th Last day of the summer volunteer program


  • Volunteer opportunities are limited to the first 30 approved applicants for 2017.
  • Junior volunteers must attend one of the volunteer orientations in order to serve.




There are two volunteer shifts each day. Volunteer’s shifts are 3 hours in length.

Shift one – 9:00am – 12:00pm
Shift two – 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Lunch break is 12:15pm – 12:45pm (if you serve both shifts)


Click here to review summer junior volunteer opportunities for 2017

Click here to see all junior volunteer requirements and request an application