Volunteer at Vanderbilt / Physical/Occupational Therapy Volunteers / Multi-Step Process for Physical/Occupational Therapy

Multi-Step Process for Physical/Occupational Therapy

Step One

Apply Online.  Check back after Monday, November 4 for information about applying for our January program.

Step Two

After your application is reviewed and accepted, you will receive a confirmation e-mail to attend a mandatory Onboarding Completion session in January 2020 (date TBD).  We will have three one-hour sessions at 10:00am, 12:00pm, and 2:00pm.  You will need pick one session to attend.

Step Three

Complete the background check release form. Volunteering at the Hospital & Clinics is contingent upon a completed background check.

Step Four

Obtain the required immunizations.

Step Five

Complete our Online Volunteer Orientation & Training. This training is developed to provide you with overall, broad-based knowledge about volunteering in a hospital and clinical setting. It includes education about emergency situations and how to respond to them. We also offer compliance training that covers the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) protecting patient privacy, among other topics. You will be signed up for this training during the Onboard Process Completion day.

Step Six

Complete the unit-specific training. This training is developed for your specific volunteer placement and may be done in a group or one-on-one setting.