Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond.
There are six areas where high school students are able to serve. These areas will be discussed in detail during the information meeting. We will do our best to accommodate your preference if an opening in that particular area is available.
Gift Shops: Assist visitors with selections and purchases in three onsite stores; help shop staff with other retail functions
Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP): Work with older patients offering assistance and activities that keep them mentally and physically active; activities include talking, helping with meals and walking/mobility assistance
Medical Library: Shelve or copy materials, assist staff with computer tasks
Patient Support Services: Discharge patients via wheelchair; transport patients via wheelchair to procedures; deliver flowers, patient mail and laboratory items
Pediatric High School Volunteer (summer only): Assist the Child Life Specialists in organizing and providing activities, disinfecting toys, and performing clerical tasks as directed
Treasure Trove Resale stores: Assist customers with selections; create displays; help shop staff with other retail functions