Eskenazi Health is now accepting applications for its 2018 VolunTEEN Summer Program. The annual VolunTEEN program allows teenagers to experience professional service and shadowing for students on a path to becoming health care professionals.
 
Teenagers 14 to 19 years old who are interested in a career in health care and are in good academic standing are invited to sign up for the program. All applicants must turn 14 years old by Friday, April 13, 2018 to be eligible.
 
Participants may choose from two four-week summer sessions – either June 4 – June 29 or July 9 – Aug. 3. Once enrolled, each participant will commit to one full week of training, scheduled for the first week of the session, and two days a week the remaining three weeks of the program. Participants will rotate through many clinical and non-clinical settings, observing and serving with Eskenazi Health staff and Volunteer Services. All program participants must also attend a mandatory program orientation on Saturday, May 12 from 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital, 720 Eskenazi Ave. in Indianapolis.
 
Program-specific information along with application requirements are now posted online at www.EskenaziHealth.edu/volunteen. All interested applicants must submit an online application by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 13. Instructions for completing the application are available online at http://bit.ly/2GpdAHz, using the keyword “VolunTEEN” in the search.
 
If you have any questions about the 2018 Eskenazi Health VolunTEEN Summer Program, please contact Scott Lawson at 317.880.3311 or scott.lawson@eskenazihealth.edu.