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We invite you...

...to explore the many volunteer opportunities available at University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital (UM HMH) and University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UM UCMC).

Our diverse group of volunteers share their skills and expertise in over 30 different hospital departments by assisting team members, patients, and visitors. Whether they are in the Gift Shops, Resource Libraries, Surgical Waiting Areas, Information Desks, or Patient Floors, our volunteers serve with the common vision that they can make a difference in the health of our community.

Now over 1,000 strong, our volunteers give their time and expertise to meet the needs of our patients. In addition to the clerical and clinical positions, volunteers at UM UCH also have the opportunity to interact with our patients through the CancerLifeNet, Volunteer Clergy, and Pets on Wheels programs.

Our senior volunteers, men and women over the age of 18, are required to serve at least one four-hour shift per week. Opportunities are also available year-round for junior volunteers who are defined as being ages 15-17 and have completed the ninth grade. Applications are due June 1 for all junior volunteers wishing to work during the summer months.

Some of the benefits we offer our volunteers are:

  • Opportunity to serve others;
  • Free health screenings and vaccines;
  • Discount on non-prescription over-the-counter drugs available in the hospital pharmacies;
  • Meal ticket per shift and a cafeteria discount;
  • Free premium parking;
  • Free uniform;
  • Awards program;
  • Discount on hospital bills;
  • Invites to special events; and
  • Scholarship program to students entering health careers.

Our volunteers are part of a team dedicated to creating a healing and compassionate environment for patients, visitors, and guests.

University of Maryland
Harford Memorial Hospital

In historic Havre de Grace, volunteers are needed for:

  • Information Desk
  • Gift Shop
  • Community Resource Library
  • Surgical Waiting Area
  • Nurturing Touch Program
  • Healing Clowns Program
  • Volunteer Clergy
  • Pets on Wheels Program

University of Maryland
Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

  In Bel Air, volunteers are needed for:

  • Information Desk
  • Gift Shop
  • Community Resource Library
  • Nursing Units
  • Coffee Kiosk
  • Healing Clowns Program
  • Volunteer Clergy
  • Pets on Wheels Program

Become an University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health (UM UCH) volunteer and share the vision of creating a healthy community. To learn more about our volunteer opportunities, call:

  • University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Medical Center (UM UCMC) at 443-643-1725
  • University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital (UM HMH) at 443-843-5355

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Online Application for Volunteer Services
 
Please check desired location:
 
 UM HMH     UM UCMC     Kaufman Cancer Center
 
Volunteer Classification:
 
 Junior (Age 15*-17) *must be at least 15 years of age AND completed the 9th grade.
 Senior (Age 18 and over)
 
 Year Round Summer Only (Must apply no later than 6/1)
 
* Required Information
 
First Name: *
 
Middle Initial:
 
Last Name: *
 
Street Address: *
 
 
 
City: *
 
State: *   Zip Code: 
 
Home Phone: *
 
Work Phone:
 
Cell Phone:
 
Email:
Confirm Email:
 
Date of Birth: * / /
 
Are you currently attending school? * Yes No
 
Name of School:
 
Highest Grade Completed:
 
Do you speak another language? If yes, please list
 
 
Occupation or professional training: (current or previous)
 
 
Other skills: (not previously addressed:)
 
 
Previous volunteer experience:
 
 
Have you ever been employed by UM UCH?  Yes   No
(this includes UM UCH, UM HMH, FGH, UM UCMC and Hospice/Homecare)
 
How did you learn about our program:
 
 
HEALTH RECORD
 
Date of last MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) Vaccination: / / must provide a copy
for proof. If you were born after 1957, Please provide a copy of your MMR vaccination or be tested for immunity to MMR (free at the hospital).
 
 
Date of last TB Skin Test: / /
 
Do you have any physical or mental limitations that would affect your placement as a volunteer?
 
If yes, please provide:
 
Person to be notified in case of an emergency:
 
Name: *
 
Relationship: *
 
Phone: *
 
Note: A criminal background check is run for every applicant.
 
* I hereby certify that the answers and explanation to all the preceding
 questions are true and complete to the best of my knowledge.
 
 

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