Thomas Hospital Auxiliary seeks junior volunteers


The Thomas Hospital Auxiliary is seeking students to participate in their junior volunteer program this summer. This opportunity is offered to high school students between the ages 14 to 17 with at least a 3.0 grade point average who have an interest in volunteering at Thomas Hospital.

            The goals of the program are to give service to the hospital, increase community understanding and interest in the hospital, and further interest in health careers.   

             “This is a great opportunity for our area students to get involved in healthcare careers early in their lives,” Melita Willkie, manager of volunteer services at Thomas Hospital, said. “We are looking for mature students who have good communication skills, a great attitude, and a desire to learn and accept responsibility. We look forward to offering them a wonderful place to volunteer and the opportunity to provide a valuable service to their community.”

            Participants are asked to complete a health screening, attend an orientation class, and then volunteer four hours per week between June 1 and July 24. Interested students must apply online at Applications must be completed and all required documentation must be submitted Thursday, April 2. Applications will not be accepted after this date. The number of openings for this program is limited, so students are strongly encouraged to apply early.

            For more information, please contact Manager of Volunteer Services Melita Willkie at 279-5525 or