Valley View Calls for Junior Volunteers

Who/What:

Valley View, an independent, not-for-profit health system based in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, is pleased to accept applications for junior volunteers. Volunteers play a key role in the healing presence and culture of Valley View and the need for volunteers is great, and the rewards are even greater.

Junior volunteering is a wonderful opportunity for young people to learn to work with others in a healthcare setting while making the needs of others a priority. If a junior volunteer is accepted, they will gain valuable skills in caring for others, and community service hours to note for scholarship and college applications.

Volunteer opportunities at Valley View include information desks, acute care, physical therapy, gift shop, Threads of Love, musical volunteers, day surgery, endoscopy, Family Birthplace, Roaring Fork Family Practice, valet and special events and projects.

Requirements for participation include:

  • Must be 15 years of age.
  • Application received before May 6, 2024.
  • Complete an interview with the volunteer coordinator.
  • Read/sign the “Parent/Student Commitment” and “Professional Appearance Guidelines.”
  • Submit two references who are not relatives.
  • Provide a copy of immunization records on the day of the TB test and drug screening.

For additional questions and application materials, please contact the Valley View volunteer department at 970-384-6653 or email volunteers@vvh.org.

About Valley View
Valley View is an independent, not-for-profit health system based in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Founded in 1955 with funds raised by the community, Valley View Hospital has evolved to serve the healthcare needs of the region. In addition to its 78-bed hospital in Glenwood Springs, Valley View now includes an integrated system of specialty centers and physicians practices providing care in multiple locations across Garfield, Pitkin, Eagle and Mesa counties. Cardiovascular care, including open heart surgery, comprehensive cancer care, spine care and orthopedic care, provides a level of specialty care that enables patients to stay close to home for key healthcare needs. A network of primary care practices supports optimal health and the management of patients’ total health. As part of Valley View’s commitment to the community, it hosts health fairs, blood drives, a Kids & Teen Safety Fair and physician-led education series. Valley View has been recognized for performance excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (Pathway to Excellence), Healthgrades, J.D. Power & Associates, Truven Health “Top 100 Hospitals”, Planetree, Survey Vitals and Consumer Reports. PeopleCare. That’s Valley View. www.vvh.org.