Application Process

Streetlight

  • We are no longer accepting applicants for volunteering. Our next volunteer application window will be open from March 1st through March 31st of 2018 for those interested in beginning their volunteering commitment with Streetlight during the Summer 2018 semester.
  • Requirements for Summer 2018 Volunteer Applicants
    • Must be a UF undergraduate that will be a Sophomore or Junior for the Fall 2018/Spring 2019 year
    • Shands’ volunteering policy is that you can only hold one volunteer placement at a time. If selected for Streetlight, you will need to drop any prior involvement.
    • Must be available to serve for all of Summer 2018 as your first semester
    • Must be able to serve with Streetlight for two years as an active UF student volunteer (Must be graduating in or after Spring 2020)
      • Of note: We will not be accepting applicants enrolled in UF’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program as the clinical rotations are not conducive with the Streetlight scheduling requirements.
    • Completed Streetlight Application
    • A letter of recommendation (preferably from a health care professional, Streetlight member, or volunteer coordinator). Please have your reference e-mail their letter of recommendation to streetlightapplication@gmail.com as well, by March 31st, 2018.
    • Applicants may only apply up to two times to be considered for a volunteer position in the program.
  • Our application cycle for Summer 2018 will be open on March 1st, and all completed application materials will be due by 11:59 PM on March 31st. 

Sample Fall/Spring Schedule

Visitation Teams (5 – 6 members per shift)

  • Monday through Thursday  3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Friday 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Lounge Teams (8 – 9 members per shift)

  • Monday through Thursday 5:30 p.m. -8:45 p.m.

Sample Summer C Schedule

Visitation Teams (5 – 6 members per shift)

  • Friday 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Lounge Teams (8 – 9 members per shift)

  • Monday through Thursday 5:30 p.m. -8:45 p.m.

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