Requirements

Volunteer Requirements

Age
Volunteers are required, by regulations, to be a minimum of 14 years of age. Some departments have other age requirements - for example to be assigned on a patient care unit a volunteer must be at least 16 years old.

Health Screening
All applicants must provide documentation of a COVID vaccine, Tuberculosis skin test from the last 12 months, and a MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) and varicella (chicken pox) vaccine or titer.

Time
Volunteers must commit to the minimum required volunteer time:

  • Teens: must complete at least 48 hours and volunteer during at least 6 of the 8 weeks of the summer program
  • Adults: 3 hours per week for a minimum of 6 months

Grades and References
Teens must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and will be required to provide two written references

Uniform
Volunteers will be provided with a uniform that they must wear while volunteering in accordance with the Dress Code policy.

Volunteer Services

  • Mailing Address

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

  • Contact Us

    Phone:
    860.972.2198

    Fax:
    860.545.2195

  • Office Hours

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