Frequently Asked Questions

Read these frequently asked questions to learn more about being a volunteer at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center.

How do I become a volunteer?

Before becoming a volunteer at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center you must complete the following procedure:

  1. Complete a Volunteer Application
  2. Interview with the hospital’s volunteer manager
  3. Complete a background check
  4. Attend the hospital’s general volunteer orientation
  5. Get tested for tuberculosis (TB)

Who can volunteer at Summerlin Hospital?

We encourage anyone over the age of 16 to apply, especially those who have a passion for helping people and a desire to work in a healthcare environment.

How long do volunteer commitments last?

Volunteers must commit to a four-hour shift per week, for a minimum of 100 hours. 

Can I choose the department to volunteer in?

Volunteers will first start as a greeter at one of the information desks to get acquainted with the hospital. After training at the front desk (two shifts), we make every effort to place you in the department of your choice.

Where can I find the volunteer application and additional materials?

For teens aged 16 to 18, visit the Teen Volunteer Program page. For adults 18 years of age and over, visit the Adult Volunteer Program page.

How do I schedule an interview?

You must first complete and submit a Volunteer Application. We will then contact you to schedule a date and time to have a brief conversation about our opportunities as they become available.

Will I need to wear a uniform?

We require all volunteers to wear a volunteer shirt or jacket.

Where can I see a list of volunteer opportunities?

Visit the Volunteer Placement Opportunities page for a summary of our available roles.

Can teens volunteer?

Our Teen Volunteer Program is offered year-round based on space availability. We have a limited number of opportunities available for high school students who are between the ages of 16 and 18 years old. For more information, visit the Teen Volunteer Program page.

I’ve volunteered at Summerlin Hospital in the past and would like to return. What will I need to do?

If you have been an active volunteer within the past 2 years, you are considered a “Returning Volunteer” and do not need to reapply. Please contact Volunteer Services at 702-233-7532 for additional information. Volunteers who have been inactive for over 2 years must reapply.