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summer volunteen program

Dayton Children’s provides an opportunity for teens to experience the satisfaction of volunteering and sharing their time with others during the summer months. Our volunteen program is designed to help teens learn valuable skills that will service them for a lifetime. 

submit your volunteen application

program requirements:

  • Applications are accepted the first week of February only.
  • Teens must be 16 years old by June 1 of the year they are applying.
  • The teen applicant is required to complete the application.
  • A parent/guardian signature will be required during the onboarding process.
  • Teens accepted into the volunteen program must be able to attend the mandatory scheduled orientation session in May.
  • Teens may begin volunteering after their last day of school.
  • Teens must volunteer a minimum of three to four hours a week for nine weeks during the summer.
  • Proof of completed COVID vaccine series is required for participation.

shadowing opportunities

We offer a job shadowing program four times a year on set dates. This program allows junior and senior high school students and college students to sign up to shadow a clinical staff member for 5 hours in addition to learning more about careers and volunteering in healthcare. For more information on this program please contact us at 937-641-3333.