Application Process

Streetlight

Our application cycle is currently closed. We are staying up to date with new hospital in-person visitation restrictions in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak. As of now, we will no longer be opening Fall 2020 applications for new volunteers.

Please continue to check our website for updates, and feel free to contact Emily Sullivan, Streetlight Program Director with additional questions at e.sullivan@peds.ufl.edu .

 

  • Standing Requirements for Streetlight Volunteer Applicants
    • Must be a UF undergraduate that will be a Sophomore or Junior for the current applying semester
    • Must be available to serve for all of the first semester
    • Must be able to serve with Streetlight for two years as an active UF student volunteer (Must be graduating in or after 2 years after starting Streetlight involvement)
      • 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
      • Additionally, we will not accept applicants enrolled in any graduate-level degree programs.
    • 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.comas well, by each semester’s required due date, set at the beginning of application season.
    • Applicants may only apply up to two times to be considered for a volunteer position in the program.
      • Applicants can only interview once to be considered for the Streetlight program. Subsequent applications will not be considered.
  • Applicants will be selected for an interview with the Streetlight Director and Assistant Director during the first weeks of classes. We will inform applicants on our decision to offer an interview a few weeks after all applications are reviewed. 

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

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.

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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