Before you apply to become a volunteer, please familiarize yourself with the application process.
Volunteers are required:• To be at least 18 years of age. For ages 14-17, please visit our Summer Junior Volunteer Program.• To commit to at least six months of service. Some volunteer positions require additional time commitments and training. Your volunteer coordinator will have more information on these assignments.• To provide a copy of your current vaccination records including documentation for the following: • Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) for volunteers born after 1957 • Varicella (chicken pox); • Pertussis • TB test is required, or signed document from Volunteer Services. TB test are provided free of charge through the Employee Health Clinic • Flu shot is required September - March. Employee Health Clinic provides flu shots free of charge during the flu season.• To pass a criminal background check conducted free of charge through Volunteer Services.
Application Process: Step 1: Complete the appropriate application and submit to the Volunteer Services Department. Call the Volunteer office at 713-873-2227 with any questions or e-mail email@example.com. Applications will not be processed without required vaccination records.
Step 2: After your application and vaccinations records are reviewed, we will run a background check. Once approved, you will be contacted to schedule a brief interview either via phone or in person.
Step 3: Attend a volunteer orientation to provide you with specific information about volunteering at Harris Health. The volunteer manager in the facility where you are interested in volunteering will schedule your orientation.
Step 4: You will work with the volunteer manager to finalize your specific assignment and dates and times for volunteering.
Step 5: Schedule a time with the volunteer manager to be issued a volunteer ID badge and receive a uniform (cost is $15 for a shirt or vest).