Frequently Asked Questions

In order to qualify for service, adults ages 19 years and older must be in good health, be emotionally stable, have a desire to serve, have a willingness to accept the Hospital’s Mission and be able to devote regular periods of time to serve. All volunteers must attend an orientation session and interview prior to placement. A minimum of, but not limited to, 100 hours of service is expected.

In order for teen volunteers to participate in the program a parent or guardian must obtain a notarized medical consent to participate. If a teen volunteers after 6:30 p.m., a parental or guardian authorization note is needed. 

What is the minimum age requirement for candy stripers?
Minimum age is 14 years

Is there a dress code?
Female students should wear candy striped pinafores with white shirts, stockings and socks. Male students should wear red vests, white shirts and black pants. Blue jeans are not allowed.

What are the hours that I may volunteer?
Between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

How many hours do I need to do?
We request that you do a minimum of 100 hours annually.

Areas of Service

  1. Community Services
  2. Dietary
  3. Finance
  4. Pediatrics 
  5. Environmental Services
  6. Information Desk
  7. Medical Records
  8. Nursing
  9. Patient Transportation
  10. Physical Therapy
  11. Printing and Duplicating
  12. Radiology
  13. Multicultural Affairs
  14. Occupational Therapy