VolunteerVolunteering with Riverside Regional Medical Center is a very rewarding experience with many opportunities. As a volunteer, you will interact and assist with patients, become a part of a great hospital family and work with others to help make a difference in our community. Our volunteers work with the public, assist visitors around the hospital or aid members of the health care team throughout the hospital.

Generally, we schedule you based on your availability and the number of hours you wish to devote to the hospital and our patients. As a volunteer with Riverside, you are in control of your hours.


Junior Volunteer Program
Each summer, Riverside Regional Medical Center invites local teens to experience the world of health care as junior volunteers. The Junior Volunteer program is a two-week program open to students who are between the ages of 14 (by June 15) and 17 and meet the minimum requirements of the application process. The Junior Volunteer Program application process is a competitive one. Applications are accepted through May 2. Students must be in good academic standing, have parental permission and attend mandatory orientation.

Junior Volunteering develops such skills as: Volunteer

  • Assessing personal strengths and challenges
  • Working effectively in a team
  • Seeking information/advice when it is needed
  • Making decisions
  • Goal setting, planning and time management
  • Personal responsibility and accountability
  • Dealing with people of power and authority
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Effective communication

The applications and program details will be available at your student's guidance counselor's office, starting the second Monday in February. You can also call Volunteer Services or Contact Us online.

How to Become a Volunteer

Apply Now (SUMMER TEEN APPLICANTS - DO NOT APPLY HERE, Contact Us) or you can visit our Volunteer Services office in the lower level of Riverside Regional Medical Center. We are happy to answer any questions that you may have.

Volunteer Services, Riverside Regional Medical Center, 500 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard, Newport News, VA 23601

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