Doylestown Hospital
595 West State Street, Doylestown, PA 18901 (215) 345-2200
V.I.A. Health System
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College Student Summer Volunteer Program

College Student Summer Volunteer Program

Applications can be requested starting January 1, 2015 by calling the Volunteer Services office at 215-345-2204.

The College Student Summer Volunteer Program is a ten-week program starting in late May.  It is supervised by the Hospital's Director of Volunteer Services.  Students are expected to make a full commitment to all phases of the program that will result in volunteer hours that can be reported for graduate schools.


  • Enrolled in college classes with emphasis on the medical field.
  • Completed Criminal Background, Fingerprinting and Child Abuse Clearances - not older than 1 year, MUST be submitted with application.
  • Vaccine Records, including Hepatitis B, must be submitted with application.

Program Description:

The aim of the program is to give college students with a medical interest a first-hand hospital experience to acquaint them with a total community hospital picture. This program brings into focus the work and responsibility of the physicians and nurses in a modern hospital complex.

The applicant is expected to serve a minimum of 6 hours per week in existing volunteer services areas. Consistency and quality service are emphasized. The student must be committed to regular attendance.

For more information, the student applicant should call the Volunteer Office 215-345-2204.