2016 VolunTEEN Summer Program

The 2016 VolunTEEN Summer Program is an opportunity for experiential and service learning, providing teens with a chance to gain a realistic perspective of a career in volunteen programa specific health care environment. It is also a great way for teens to meet new people and gain community service hours needed for school and scholarships.

Teenagers ages 14 - 19 years old (must be 14 by April 15, 2016) who are interested in a career in health care and are in good academic standings can now sign up for the annual VolunTEEN Summer Program. This year’s program is once again placing a special emphasis on preparing youth for future positions in health care, such as nursing, therapy, medicine and other health care professions.

The VolunTEEN Summer Program will provide a professional service and shadowing experience for students on a path to becoming health care professionals. Eskenazi Health Volunteer Services is again offering two summer sessions. Participants may choose one of two sessions, either June 6 - July 1 (session one) or July 11 - Aug. 5 (session two). All program participants must also attend a mandatory program orientation on Saturday, May 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital, 720 Eskenazi Ave. in Indianapolis.

All interested applicants must fill out an online application, as well as submit a minumum 500-word essay explaining why they aspire to work in health care, their plans to achieve their goals and how participating in the program will help them in their quest.

To apply for the 2016 summer program, please click “Apply to Volunteer” and follow the instructions on the next page. Thank you for your interest in the 2016 VolunTEEN Summer Program.

Applications, including essays and a current transcript of grades must be received by Eskenazi Health Volunteer Services no later than Friday, April 15, 2016 to be considered. Completed applications received after this date will not be considered for the 2015 program. Please send essays and transcripts to Eskenazi Health, Attn.: Scott R. Lawson, 720 Eskenazi Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46202. 


Contact Us
For more information on volunteering at Eskenazi Health, please contact Eskenazi Health Volunteer Services at 317.880.3311 or by email at scott.lawson@eskenazihealth.edu.