Apply to Volunteer

To volunteer, you must be at least 16 years old and must complete the process outlined below. Volunteer and Guest Services will guide you through each step.

Please note: we will not be hosting a Summer Volunteer program in 2022.

Note: This process will take a minimum of three weeks to complete from the time you have filled out all required forms.

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    Dartmouth-Hitchcock Volunteers at the Lyme, New Hampshire, Fair
    Volunteers at the Lyme, New Hampshire, Fair
    Complete a volunteer application for the location where you want to volunteer:
  2. Submit two references. Volunteer and Guest Services will send you a link for reference forms once you’ve submitted your application.
  3. Complete the federal and New Hampshire State background checks required by law. Volunteer and Guest Services will send you more information about this once you’ve submitted your application.
  4. Interview with Volunteer and Guest Services and/or the volunteer supervisor for your preferred volunteer role.
  5. Be cleared for service by Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Occupational Medicine if you are placed in a volunteer role. This requires proof of immunity or vaccination for:
    • COVID-19
    • Hepatitis B (offered and may be declined)
    • Influenza (annual)
    • Tuberculosis (blood test)
    • Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Td/Tdap)
    • Varicella (chickenpox)
  6. Attend our general orientation for volunteers and complete training for your volunteer role.
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DHMC and Clinics Volunteers
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center volunteers speaking with a family member