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  • Volunteer at UK HealthCare

    UK HealthCare Volunteer Services offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities across the UK HealthCare enterprise. We provide community volunteers with an opportunity to use their skills and abilities to make a positive impact on the patient and family experience. Volunteers are needed in the UK Chandler and UK Good Samaritan emergency departments, Surgery and ICU family lounges, gift shops, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Kentucky Children’s Hospital, ambulatory clinics and all across the health care campus.

    Men, women and teens who are at least 14 years of age are welcome and encouraged to join us in caring for the people of the Commonwealth. See our current list of volunteer positions » 


    College students: Interviewing for the Spring 2015 semester has ended. Information for Fall 2015 will be posted in August.    

    Preparations are being made for our Summer 2015 Teen Volunteer Program at UK HealthCare!   

    UK HealthCare is continuing to grow, and many teens will want to take part in the excitement at UKHC! Teens can serve in interesting and rewarding volunteer opportunities, including: Nursing, Children’s Hospital, Markey Cancer Center, Medical Records, Dietary, Patient Transport, Laboratories, Mail and Flower Delivery to patients, and our Gift Shops at both Chandler and Good Samaritan.

    To apply, please call Volunteer Services at 859-323-6023 to set up an interview. During the interview we will discuss your paperwork, areas of interest, volunteer guidelines, and schedules. Interviews will begin March 30 and continue through the month of April. Please be sure to schedule as soon as possible to ensure your space in the program!

    Please print all the paperwork you will need to complete, and bring with you to your interview. They are in the tabs below. These documents include:

    • Volunteer Application (Apply tab)
    • UK HealthCare HIPAA training and quiz (HIPAA tab)
    • Behavioral Standards (Standards tab)
    • Orientation Guide (Orientation tab)
    • Parent Permission Slip (click on link)

    All Teen Volunteers must attend a Mandatory Orientation Session on June 10th in order to apply. The program will begin June 22 and continue through July 31. All teen volunteers must be available to volunteer 4 of the 6 weeks.    

    Thanks so much for your willingness to get involved and make a difference!

    Active volunteers

    For current active volunteers, click here to record your hours » 



  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

    We value our patients' privacy. Please print, read carefully, take the test, then sign the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act document and bring it to Volunteer Services before volunteering.

  • Behavioral standards

    Please print, read and sign the Behavioral Standards document and bring it to Volunteer Services before volunteering.

  • Orientation guide

    A guide to rules, policies and safety information regarding UK HealthCare. Please print, read and sign the Orientation guide and bring to Volunteer Services before volunteering.


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