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New Volunteer/Shadower Orientation is provided via this website to allow new volunteers/job shadowers to readily have access to information necessary for meeting orientation requirements for placement. This orientation must be completed prior to the first day of your placement.
Step 1: Read the Volunteer/Shadower Orientation Handbook.
Step 2: Please read Our Values and Ethics at Work Handbook and complete the Acknowledgment form below:
Step 3: Read and fill out the:
If you are under the age of 18, in addition to the above, please complete:
Due to federal and state regulations, you will not be given a start date or be allowed to give any service, until all the required paperwork has been received, including the orientation above and the health requirements below.
Step 4: Health Requirements - TB Tests
All NEW Volunteers and Job Shadowers will need turn in the results of 2 (TWO) recent TB tests (these need to be less than one year old). (There are some exceptions to this, based on your tb test history). Contact the Volunteer Office of your choice to find out more about tb testing and what we can offer you.
Step 5: Health Requirements - Vaccination Records
Step 6: Health Requirements - Flu Vaccination (October - April)
Mandatory flu vaccines support our Purpose and our Values.
As one of our physicians state:
“Are we upholding our mission if a severely compromised patient, perhaps one in our cancer program or one who has just received a transplant or had open heart surgery, is recovering nicely and then contracts the flu from an employee and dies?”
All of our locations can offer the flu vaccination to you free of charge (please call the location of your choice to find out dates and times), OR you can get your flu vaccination elsewhere and bring us documentation. If you get the flu vaccine elsewhere, your documentation should include:
Not required for all volunteer assignment but recommended - Hepatitis B Vaccination:
A Hepatitis B vaccination is recommended but not required for most volunteer assignments. The Hepatitis B vaccination IS required for all Baby Cuddlers. We are not able to offer this vaccination to you.
Not required for all volunteer assignment but recommended - TDap Vaccination:
A TDap vaccination is recommended but not required for most volunteer assignments. The TDap vaccination IS required for all Baby Cuddlers. We are not able to offer this vaccination to you.
Optional Print and Complete forms:
If you prefer to print out the individual orientation forms and fill them out by hand, please click below: