How To Get Started Volunteering
Applications accepted: January 15 – May 15 and August 15 – October 15.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Providence Alaska Medical Center. Volunteers are asked to make a minimum commitment of 100 hours over a 6-month period. Some departments require a 12-month commitment and a pre-interview. Assignments are once or twice weekly the same day and time for 2-4 hours.
Print and complete the application packet. This includes:
Application for Volunteering (PDF) - to be completed by everyone 14+ years
- Volunteer Agreement - to be completed by everyone 14+ years
Alaska Background Check Application - to be completed by all prospective volunteers 16 years and over. This form is submitted to the State of Alaska.
Note: The required Demographic Information must be data which is identical on your current state driver's license, or state I.D.
Release of Information Authorization for Background Check – to be completed by all prospective volunteers 16 years and over. Please complete carefully and completely; this information is submitted to the State Of Alaska.
Obtain required immunizations listed below.
Students in high school and college are encouraged to get their TB tests at their school. Please call or email with questions regarding immunizations.
- 2 MMR vaccinations, or a titer (blood draw) verifying immunity to Rubella, Rubeola and Mumps
- 2 Varicella vaccines or a titer (blood draw) verifying immunity to Varicella (chicken pox)
- 2 TB tests (PPD) - One anytime within the past year and a current one is required.
formal letter of recommendation from an adult, which includes but is not limited to: ROTC Officer, teacher, counselor, pastor, employer, or any other civic community member.
14/15 Year Old Volunteers: please contact our office at 212-3818 to enquire about opportunities, as they are limited to serving in the Volunteer Services Office only.
Academic/Organization/Scholarship Projects & Hours Needed: Providence Alaska Medical Center does not accept applications for volunteering, which are for less than 100 hours of service.
Pet Assisted Wellness Services (PAWS)
A current rabies vaccination must be included with the application packet.
Once your application packet is complete you may call Volunteer Services at 212-3818 or email:
to schedule an appointment.
Regular and reliable attendance is essential to the success of the volunteer program. Thank you for choosing to volunteer at Providence Alaska Medical Center.