Volunteer Requirements and Benefits

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Requirements

Volunteers make a commitment of four hours a week on a regularly scheduled basis and serve a minimum of 100 hours or one year.  Volunteer positions are available Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Application Process

The volunteer services department operates on an application-interview process. Personal interviews are scheduled after applications have been received. If selected, the prospective volunteer is scheduled for volunteer orientation. General orientation and completion of required health work is mandatory for all volunteers. The health work consists of TB testing and proof of the volunteer's immunization to rubeola, rubella and chicken pox. This health work can be done by Dayton Children's employee health nurse at no cost to the volunteer.

The volunteer uniform is a blue smock or shirt with the Dayton Children's logo. The cost is $20.00. There are several styles available.


Department-specific orientations will be conducted by the staff in the volunteer's assigned department.

Benefits

  • Meal voucher each day you volunteer a minimum of four hours
  • Free flu shots each year
  • 10 percent discount in the Spot Shop/gift shop
  • Awards for hours served
  • Annual recognition banquet
  • Free parking
  • Letter of reference
  • Self-satisfaction

 
  • Dayton Children's is proud to be a Children's Miracle Network Hospital.
     

Upcoming Events

Free bike helmets will be given out as part of the Monroe Bike Rodeo this year.

The 1st Annual Logan X. Hess Stop Child Abuse Poker Run and Car Show will take place August 3. The ride begins at the Piqua American Legion and ends at Edison Community College. The car show will be at Edison Community College.

West Carrollton Police will be on hand to insure proper fit for all bike helmets.

Sample the distinctive flavors of the many cultures of Old North Dayton while enjoying entertainment, children's activities and a bicycle decoration competition for ages 9-16. All bike entries MUST be registered with the Dayton Police in advance at go.cityofdayton.org or at the Festival at 5:30 PM.

As part of the National Night Out, the Germantown Police Department will assist with the proper fitting of bicycle helmets for children without them.

A bike safety program will be part of the National Night Out Against Crime, with Trotwood Fore & Rescue personnel on hand to help insure proper fit of all bicycle helmets.

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The Children's Medical Center of Dayton Dayton Children's
The Right Care for the Right Reasons

One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815
937-641-3000
www.childrensdayton.org