Application Process

Streetlight

Our Streetlight application period is currently closed.

The next time we will be accepting applications will be from March 1st-29th, 2019, for volunteers beginning their 2-year commitment with Streetlight in Summer 2019.

From March 1st- 29th, you can email streetlightapplication@gmail.com to request an application. Applications are due by 12:00 PM (Noon) on March 29th.

  • Applicants are encouraged to e-mail streetlightapplication@gmail.com during that time to receive a Streetlight Summer 2019 Application. 
  • Please read the following carefully:
  • Requirements for Summer 2019 Volunteer Applicants
    • Must be a UF undergraduate that will be a Sophomore or Junior for the Summer 2019/Fall 2019 semester
    • 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 2019 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 2021)
      • 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 March 29th, 2019.
    • Applicants may only apply up to two times to be considered for a volunteer position in the program.
  • Applicants will be selected for an interview with the Streetlight Director and Assistant Director during the drop/add period for Summer A. We will inform applicants on our decision to offer an interview a few weeks after all interviews are completed. 

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.

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