Become a Volunteer

We appreciate your willingness to share your time, talents, and energy at Hartford Hospital!

Our program is currently at full capacity and we are not accepting applications for Adults, College Students, and Teens at this time.
We hope you will check back at the end of summer and look forward to learning more about your interests at that time!

Adults   |  College StudentsTeens

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Adult Volunteer Program

18 years of age or older & out of high school

Completing an online application is the first step to becoming a volunteer. Applications are reviewed weekly by Volunteer Services and potential candidates are contacted for an interview.

During the interview process, applicants can share more detail about their interest in volunteering, obtain answers to questions they may have and learn about the Department of Volunteer Services, our requirements for volunteering and more details about current volunteer openings.

Hartford Hospital volunteer

Applicant Requirements:

Applicants who are offered a volunteer role will be required to:

  • Complete Hospital Orientation
  • Complete HIPAA Training
  • Provide proof of MMR and varicella vaccination or immunity
  • Provide documentation of a current (within 12 months) PPD test
  • Provide documentation of Flu vaccine (during flu season only)
  • Complete an authorization for Criminal Background Check

NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to respond to every applicant.

How to apply:

Use our online application form to apply for a volunteer position at Hartford Hospital. Missing information may result in delayed processing of your application.

Hartford Hospital Volunteers:

Apply Online

Hartford HealthCare Volunteers:

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College Students

Volunteer placement is based on skills, interests, and availability. College applicants are required to meet the 6 month (or two semester) minimum commitment.

If you will receive academic credit for volunteering you must be processed through Volunteer Services and Human Resources.

How to apply:

Use our online application form to apply for a volunteer position at Hartford Hospital. Missing information may result in delayed processing of your application.

Summer VolunTEEN Program

The department of Volunteer Services at Hartford Hospital offers an exciting teen volunteer opportunity for students who may be considering a career in healthcare. We are looking for students who are driven to help others and would like to learn more about  a hospital setting.

Hartford Hospital volunteers

Hartford Hospital volunteers

Applicant Requirements:

  • Attend Mandatory Information Session in February
  • 14 – 18 years of age (or will turn 14 by the first day of the program)
  • Available a minimum of 6 of the 8 week program
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 (B average)
  • Available to volunteer weekly:
    • One 8-hour shift (8 a.m. – 4 p.m.) OR
    • Keep two 4-hour shifts but remove (8-12 noon or 12 noon-4)
    • Monday through Friday shifts for a total minimum of 48 hours for the program
  • Attend at least one mandatory educational session during the program. Educational opportunities may include:
    • Discussion about planning for a medical career
    • A tour of the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation
    • Mental Health First Aid Training class
    • And much more….

Volunteer Services

  • Mailing Address

    Hartford Hospital Volunteer Services
    80 Seymour St.
    Hartford, CT 06102

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  • Office Hours

    Monday - Friday
    8:00 am - 4:30 pm