How Do I Get Started?

The UWMC Volunteer Program is currently not accepting new volunteer applications. The program will open again for new volunteer applicants on September 15, 2017.

Thank you for your interest in providing service to UW Medical Center!

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Complete and submit Volunteer Application Packet which must include the following six items:

  1. Volunteer Application (PDF).
  2. Personal Statement (PDF) about why you would like to volunteer at​ UWMC.
  3. Immunization History and Employee Health Form (PDF).
    • ​Please note that only this completed form is required as part as your application; do not include your medical records.
  4. UWMC Criminal History Form.
  5. Photo Release Form.
  6. Volunteer Program Reference Form
  7. Who may complete this form?
    • Teacher/Professor
    • Neighbor or adult family friend (not a peer)
    • Employer/Supervisor
    • Coach or community group leader
    • Church leader
    ​Who may not complete this form?
    • Relative
    • Peer

The form should be signed and completed within the last year. Do not submit the form separately from your application; do​ not seal it in a separate envelope.

Mail or turn in your completed packet with all six items to:

Volunteer Services
1959 NE Pacific Street
Box 356144
Seattle, WA 98195-6144

Volunteer Services will contact you within three weeks of submitting your application. You may be scheduled to meet with a Volunteer Services Manager for an interview.

Those who are selected for a volunteer position will be required to complete the following:

  • Interview with Volunteer Manager
  • Meet with Employee Health for immunization review and TB screening process
  • Attend Volunteer Orientation
  • Complete UWMC Scavenger Hunt
  • Complete shadowing requirement
  • Participate in Escort Training Intensive
  • Obtain Volunteer ID Badge
  • Purchase required uniform
  • Attend department training for specific role

​​The entire volunteer onboarding process can take a minimum four weeks to complete.