Application Process

Streetlight

We are reopening our application cycle for the Fall 2021 term! Our application window for Fall 2021 will begin July 1, 2021 and end July 16, 2021.  During this window, volunteers can submit an interest form here to receive an application. A completed application and letter of recommendation must be sent to streetlightapplication@gmail.com on or before July 16th at midnight to be considered in the Fall 2021 application cycle. If you have any questions, you can email streetlightapplication@gmail.com!

Before applying, please read all of the requirements below to ensure program eligibility.

  • 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 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
      • Request an application by filling out the google form here. Link will be active between July 1-16 at 9am.
      • E-mail streetlightapplication@gmail.com your completed application by July 16th.
    • 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 July 16th.
    • Proof of completion of COVID vaccine series
    • 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 notified if they are selected for an interview by July 23rd. Those selected for an interview will complete their interview in the first week of Fall classes.

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

Fall/Spring Schedule

Visitation Teams

  • Monday through Thursday  2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Friday 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Lounge Teams

  • Monday through Thursday 4:30 p.m. -7:45 p.m.

Summer C Schedule

Visitation Teams

  • Friday 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Lounge Teams

  • Monday through Thursday 4:30 p.m. -7:45 p.m.

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