Teen Hero Opportunities

The Teen Hero Volunteer Program is a service opportunity at Norman Regional Health System for youth ages 14 to 18. Participants are selected through an application process.

Summer Service Opportunities

  • Daily Grind Coffee Shop
  • Information Desk
  • Gift Shop
  • Health Club
  • Patient Rounding
  • Nursing Units
  • Nu-N-Nuf
  • Scrub Shop

If you have any questions please call 405-307-1789 or e-mail hswinney@nrh-ok.com

Teen Hero Benefits

Benefits of the Teen Hero Volunteer Program include:

  1. Develop an understanding of service as role models.
  2. Become familiar with the hospital environment.
  3. Chance to participate in fund-raisers that benefit the community.
  4. Helps develop a greater understanding of health and wellness.

Teen Hero Application

The Norman Regional Teen Hero volunteer program is currently accepting applications for the 2020 Summer of Service session hosted June 8 through Aug. 14. Teens must be available to volunteer 7 of the 10 weeks during the summer. Applications are due no later than May 1 and will be reviewed in the order they are received. Applicants will be asked to participate in a group interview session. A limited number of applicants will be selected to participate in the program. Once selected, applicants will be required to complete the following:

Orientation – Each volunteer is required to attend a two-hour orientation session with a parent or guardian.

Tuberculin or TB Skin Test – Mandatory for all volunteers and given free of charge at the hospital.

Flu Shot – Mandatory for all volunteers participating in the program between October-April.

Immunization Records – Proof of vaccination for measles, mumps, rubella and varicella are a requirement.

Annual Education – Annual education is once a year and attendance is required by all active volunteers.

To Apply

  1. Applicants must be age 14 to 18 (14 by June 1).
  2. Complete the application.
  3. Submit a 100-word essay: “Why I would like to be a Teen Hero Volunteer."
  4. Submit a letter of reference from a school, church or extracurricular organization official.

Download application (PDF).

Return application, along with the essay and letter of reference to:

Norman Regional Health System
Volunteer Services Department
Attention: Teen Hero Program
P.O. Box 1308
Norman, OK 73070