Note: Due to the extended school hours and school year for many school districts, we have made adjustments to the 2018 Volunteer Summer of Service. Please note updated orientation dates/times. This webpage was updated April 19, 2018.
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
- Kids Who Care Card Delivery
- Patient Rounding
- Nursing Units
- Scrub Shop
If you have any questions please call 405-307-1788 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teen Hero Benefits
Benefits of the Teen Hero Volunteer Program include:
- Develop an understanding of service as role models.
- Become familiar with the hospital environment.
- Chance to participate in fund-raisers that benefit the community.
- 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 2018 Summer of Service session hosted June 11 through Aug. 10. Teens must be available to volunteer six of the nine 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.
Dues/Uniforms – A fee of $20 covers the cost of the mandatory uniform as well as annual dues.
- Applicants must be age 14 to 18 (14 by June 1).
- Complete the application.
- Submit a 100-word essay: “Why I would like to be a Teen Hero Volunteer."
- Submit a letter of reference from a school, church or extracurricular organization official.
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