Student Volunteer Opportunities

At Olathe Health, students have opportunities to volunteer their time and talent helping our staff provide quality care to patients.

Hospice House Student Volunteer Program

As a student Hospice House volunteer, you’ll provide assistance at the front desk, the nurses’ office and in common areas of the House. The volunteer coordinator will work with you to determine your placement.

Program Details

  • Download an application here.

    Please mail this application or drop it off in person to:

    Olathe Health Hospice Care
    Attn: Volunteer Coordinator
    Southpark Medical Plaza
    20920 W. 151st St, Suite 204
    Olathe, KS 66061

    You should be contacted within 14 days of receipt of the application. If you are not contacted within 14 days, please call the Hospice office at 913-355-8515.

    • Front Desk
    • House Assistant
    • AGE: 18 years or older
    • TIME COMMITMENT: A minimum of one year of continuous volunteer service
    • BACKGROUND CHECK: A criminal background check must be successfully completed
    • TRAINING: Attendance at Hospice Volunteer Training is required
    • RESTRICTIONS: Volunteer positions may not be used to fulfill court-ordered community service
    • HEALTH CLEARANCE: Volunteers are required to complete various health screenings prior to service (TB, MMRV). Volunteers are also required to receive an annual flu vaccine (or wear a mask during flu season from November through April).
    • CONFIDENTIALITY: Volunteers are required to maintain confidentiality in their volunteer service.
  • Contact our Hospice Volunteer Coordinator:

    Amy Potts
    [email protected]

Student Ambassador Program

During the summer, Student Ambassadors are an important addition to Olathe Medical Center. Our summer program offers students the opportunity to give their time while gaining valuable experience within a hospital setting. Students gain great satisfaction from constructive service and develop a sense of civic responsibility while performing day-to-day, non-medical functions in their assigned area.

Program Details

  • Our student ambassador program runs during the summer months of June and July. Availability is limited. Please contact our office between February 1 and April 1 to request an application. Requests may be submitted to Abby Hardwick, Volunteer & Guest Services Manager, at [email protected]. Be sure to include your name, date of birth, school and email address.
    • AGE: 14 years of age or older (18+ for the Emergency Care Center) prior to March 1 and enrolled in high school or college courses.
    • TIME COMMITMENT: Minimum of 4 hours a week during June and July (8 weeks total).
    • APPLICATION PROCESS: Contact the Volunteer Services Manager, Abby Hardwick, at [email protected] between February 1 and April 1 to request an application packet.
    • HEALTH CLEARANCES: Submit completed immunization form included in the application packet.
    • PARENTAL PERMISSION: Applicants under the age of 18 must submit a completed parental permission form.
    • TRANSPORTATION: Must have reliable transportation and be dependable to arrive on time as scheduled. On-site parking is available.
    • CONFIDENTIALITY: Student Ambassadors must abide by all patient confidentiality guidelines, customer service expectations and hospital policies.
    • TRAINING: All Student Ambassadors are required to attend the student orientation on the date provided in your acceptance packet. Department specific training will also be provided upon placement.
    • UNIFORM: All Student Ambassadors are required to wear an Olathe Medical Center polo provided at orientation.
  • Contact our Volunteer Services Manager:

    Abby Hardwick
    [email protected]