Junior Volunteers

Thank You for Your Interest in the Junior Volunteer Program at Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina.

Successful Junior Volunteer applicants will:

  • Be 14 to 18 years of age
  • Commit to volunteering on assigned schedules (two days per week, 9 am to 4 pm) for at least five weeks of the program
  • Complete the volunteer onboarding process, including online application, interview, orientation and vaccinations
  • Comply with vaccination policies – including MMR, varicella, TDAP, TSPOT and annual flu vaccines – all provided by Mission, if needed

Steps to become a Junior Volunteer:

  • Step 1Application deadline now closed – please check back in January 2020.
  • Step 2 – Attend interview that will provide an opportunity to get to know you and where you might serve best. A Mission Volunteer team member will contact you once your application has been received.
  • Step 3 – Complete required vaccination screening, provided free of charge by Mission Health staff.
  • Step 4 – Junior Volunteer and a parent must attend one (1) parent meeting session.
  • Step 5 – Attend mandatory two-day Junior Volunteer orientation session to learn more about their role and to meet volunteer educational and safety requirements.

Questions? Contact 828-213-1055 or Amanda.Fritts2@msj.org.

Important dates for new applicants and returning Junior Volunteers:

  • Friday, January 19, 2019 – Registration deadline for current Junior Volunteers
  • Friday, February 1, 2019 – Application deadline now closed – please check back in January 2020.
  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 5:30 pm OR Thursday, April 25, 2019, 5:30 pm – Junior Volunteer & Parent Meeting
  • Tuesday, June 18, 2019, 8:45 am – 4:30 pm AND Thursday, June 20, 2019, 8:45 am – 4:30 pm – Junior Volunteer Orientation
  • Monday, June 24 – Thursday, August 8, 2019, 9 am – 4 pm – Junior Volunteer Summer Program


  • Our team will make every effort to accommodate your location request, but please note that we cannot guarantee specific assignments.
  • Our team is unable to sponsor any students seeking senior projects or internships for school credit or clinical observation experience. For more information on internships and clinical observations, click here.

Questions? Contact 828-213-1055 or Amanda.Fritts2@msj.org.