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Student Volunteers

Students with serious interest in opportunities to volunteer at UPMC Hamot are invited to apply.

Students may volunteer to gain exposure to careers in health care, fulfill a requirement for community service, or simply to experience the personal satisfaction of serving others.


While volunteering can be fun and interesting, it is also a real commitment involving accountability and responsibility.

Volunteers must:

  • Be at least 14 years old
  • Commit to a minimum of 50 service hours annually
  • Submit an application as well as pass through a screening process
  • Provide service to UPMC Hamot without compensation

Application Process

If volunteering at UPMC Hamot could be your mission, please submit the online application.  Once your application has been reviewed, you will be contacted by our Volunteer Services department.  Efforts are made to match the skills and interests of qualified applicants with appropriate placements within the hospital.

How Do I Become a Volunteer?

Thank you for your interest in UPMC Hamot, where student volunteers are valued for their willingness to grow and serve!

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