Student Nurse Volunteer Application and Placement Process

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at UCHealth - University of Colorado Hospital, Colorado's #1 academic hospital.To be eligible to apply as a Student Nurse Volunteer you must be actively enrolled in a nursing program.  This program is most beneficial to students in their first year of nursing school.  You will work alongisde a registered nurse to get the exposure of what a nurse does on a daily basis in the hospital setting. 

Volunteers play an important and meaningful role in providing amazing service to patients and their loved ones.  We hope you find your experience here to be valuale and worthwhile..  Below please find the volunteer onboarding process. 
1. Complete the online application below
2. Download and fill out the Background Check Form, to bring with you to the interview. 
3. Upload 2 references. (Please print out two copies.) Your reference forms may not be completed by a relative. We prefer references from supervisors, teachers, co-workers or someone who has known you for a long time. 
4. Call Sara at 720-848-4070 to schedule a one hour interview. Please bring your background check form to the interview. At that time we will discuss your application, schedule availability, and any questions you might have about becoming a Volunteer Student Nurse for our Acute Care of the Elderly Unit (ACE.)
5. Attend a mandatory 3 hour orientation. These are held two times each month.
6. Complete a Health and Drug Screen (30 minutes) with University of Colorado Hospital's Occupational Nurse at our Employee Health office. There is no charge to you. (During flu season, you must have a flu shot to volunteer.)

Once we have received the results of your background check, you have completed orientation and a health screen, and we have received two references, your volunteer placement will be made.
We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to our team of volunteers making a difference at the UCHealth. If you have any questions, please feel free to call our office at 720-848-1886 or 720-848-4068.
Volunteer Services Department
Jenny Ricklefs, Manager 720 848-4068
Sara Bencomo, Volunteer Coordinator 720 848-4070
Required fields are noted in red.
Student Nurse Volunteer Application
Please provide the name and number of someone we may contact in case of an emergency.
We understand that your classes, labs and clinical rotations may change your schedule. We expect you to communicate clearly when a schedule change is needed.
I acknowledge that I am volunteering of my own free will and do not expect
any monetary eimbursement.

I verify that the information provided is accurate to the best of my knowledge.  I authorize UCHealth -Metro Denver and its agents to confirm all information provided on the application.