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Junior volunteers

Applications for the 2014 summer program will be accepted December 1, 2013 - February 1, 2014. Thank you for your interest in our youth volunteer program

Junior volunteersWhether you are interested in the medical field or you would like to be part of a program that makes a difference in the lives of patients, being a junior volunteer at Cook Children's offers a very rewarding experience. If you will be between 15-18 years old by June 1, 2014, you should consider volunteering at Cook Children's.

Junior volunteers help families with way-finding, support staff with clerical tasks, keep patients and siblings entertained through play and reading activities, provide much needed breaks for parents, assist with community events and much more. Opportunities to volunteer are available seven days a week, mornings, afternoons and evenings depending on the placement.

The 2014 Summer Program

The 2014 summer program runs Monday, June 9th - Sunday, August 10th. You must be able to commit to one 8-hour shift every week of the 9-week program for a minimum total of 64 hours. (4-hour shifts are available, upon request, for a total of a 32 hour commitment)

Junior volunteers come in the same day and time, once a week, all summer long. Please check your summer schedule to be absolutely sure you can commit to volunteering all summer. If you will be gone more than two weeks during the summer, please do not apply for this year.

Apply now

Open the application using the link below. Fill out the informaton requested, and submit.

Application deadline

Applications for the 2014 summer program must be received between December 1st, 2013 and February 1, 2014.

Our junior volunteer onboarding process:

Thank you for choosing Cook Children's for the gift of your time!

For more information, please contact Paige Jordan, Volunteer Program Coordinator 682-885-5500 or email

Returning/current volunteers

Current or returning volunteers, thank you for your dedicated volunteer service. Please click on the following link to complete your returning volunteer paperwork. We look forward to having you with us during the coming year.

Returning junior volunteer paperwork (PDF) - If you are a current volunteer, please download this packet, update the requested information and email it to Heather Ward (

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