Volunteer with Streetlight

Published: December 8th, 2016

Category: Recent Posts, Streetlight Features, Uncategorized

a patient in a hospital bed sits with a Streetlight volunteer laughingOur volunteer application cycle is currently closed.

    • The next time we will be accepting new applicants will for volunteers looking to begin their 2-year involvement with Streetlight during the  Fall 2018 semester.
    • We will be accepting applications beginning July 1st through July 31st of 2018 for those interested in beginning their volunteering commitment with Streetlight during the Fall 2018 semester.
    • Applicants are encouraged to e-mail streetlightapplication@gmail.com during that time to receive a Streetlight Fall 2018 Application. 
    • Please read the following carefully:
    • Requirements for Fall 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 Fall 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 12:00 PM (Noon) on July 31st, 2018.
      • Applicants may only apply up to two times to be considered for a volunteer position in the program.
    • Our application cycle for Fall 2018 will be open on July 1st, and all completed application materials will be due by 12:00 PM (Noon) on July 31st. 

    If accepted to Streetlight, we would schedule you based on your availability on one weekly Visitation or Lounge shift.

    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.