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LeConte Medical Center in Sevierville Seeking Junior Volunteers

LeConte Medical Center Seeking Junior Volunteers

There are volunteer opportunities available for teenagers at LeConte Medical Center this summer.

LeConte Medical Center in Sevierville is now accepting applications for junior volunteers for summer 2015. Junior volunteers commit to provide at least four hours of service per week at the hospital or nursing home, for a minimum of six weeks.

Junior volunteers with LeConte Medical Center perform duties such as:

  • Answering phones
  • Clerical work
  • Preparing patient packets
  • Preparing rooms for patients
  • Sales assistance and stocking in the Gift Shop
  • Helping staff stock supplies and delivering supplies throughout the hospital
  • Coordinating crafts and games, reading to residents in the Nursing Home
  • Assisting families of patients in surgery

Applicants must be 14-17 years of age by May 1, 2015 and maintain A/B grades to be eligible.

To apply, visit and complete the application and application supplement documents, including availability information, reference from school counselor or teacher, parental consent, and up-to-date immunization records. Completed forms must be returned to the volunteer office by Friday, April 10, 2015.

Applicants chosen for the junior volunteer program must attend a mandatory orientation session on June 3 or June 11.

Call (865) 446-8406 for more information.

About Candice Fitzgibbons

I am a Sevier County resident and active in my local community. I've spent more than 20 years as a graphic designer and copywriter, creating marketing materials to help small to medium sized businesses and non-profit organizations achieve their goals. I have a passion for equality, the environment and animal rights.