2024 VolunTEEN Summer Program

Date: Feb 1, 2024

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46202

Organization: HHC

Eskenazi Health is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to engage a diverse volunteer workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply to volunteer and to seek advancement opportunities. Eskenazi Health also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: 317-880-3311.



 2024 VolunTEEN Summer Program
(Please read all instructions carefully, incomplete applications will not be considered.)


The 2024 Eskenazi Health Summer VolunTEEN program is an opportunity for experiential and service learning, providing community youth with a chance to gain a realistic perspective of a career in a health care environment. It is also a great way to network with peers, meet career professionals and gain community service hours needed for school and scholarships.

Teenagers 14 - 19 years old (must be 14 by Friday, March 29, 2024), who are interested in a career in health care and are in good academic standing, can now sign up for the annual summer VolunTEEN program. This program places a special emphasis on learning about careers in the healthcare, educational requirements, goal setting, and volunteer service.  Some examples of  careers we explore include medicine, nursing, physical therapy, mental health, and health care administration.  

Eskenazi Health will be offering 3 summer sessions, applicants may choose one of the following three sessions:


Session 1:  June 3 – 14, 2024

Session 2:  June 17 – 28, 2024

Session 3:  July 8 - 19, 2024


Each two week session will run Monday - Friday, from 9am - 1pm


Activities include:

Week 1:  Activities include facility tours, professional development/career presentations, and CPR training. 


Week 2:  During week two teens will rotate through preset clinical and non-clinical activities, allowing them to view the workings of a community focused health system. 


Meal tickets will be provided for participants to use during the scheduled lunch breaks from 12pm - 1pm.


All applicants are required to complete the Eskenazi Health VolunTEEN Summer Program online application.  First time applicants must submit a minimum 500 word essay discussing their aspirations to work in health care, experiences they have had related to the healthcare field, and describe how participating in the VolunTEEN program will help them in their quest to explore careers in health.  Applicants must also provide a copy of a current school transcript, this does not have to be an official transcript.   The application, including essay and transcript must be submitted online no later than 5pm, Friday, March 29, 2024.  


A mandatory health screening is required and provided by Eskenazi Health Occupational Health clinic.  The screening will include a Quantiferon Tuberculosis Blood Test and verification of immunizations. (teens must provide copies of their immunization records when attending health screenings appointment).  More information on the health screening and other requirements will be provided to participants selected to join the summer program.

Program participants will receive a program t-shirt, free parking in the Eskenazi Health Parking Garage, and Meal tickets.  There is no charge to participate in this program.


Eskenazi Health Volunteer Services offers a variety of volunteer opportunities that allow people of all ages the chance to play a vital role in fulfilling Eskenazi Health's mission of advocating, caring, teaching and serving all citizens of Marion County, with a special emphasis on its vulnerable populations


It is Eskenazi Health’s philosophy and policy to treat employees, volunteers and applicants fairly and without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status or physical or mental ability. Discrimination against any employee, volunteer or applicant based on any of these conditions will not be allowed or tolerated. For additional questions please contact us at: 317-880-3311.

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