Training and Requirements
Anyone who is 18 years old or older can apply to be a volunteer at Mayo Clinic's Scottsdale or Phoenix, Ariz., campuses. A special program for student volunteers between the ages of 15 and 18 also is available.
To prepare you to serve as a Mayo Clinic volunteer, you'll receive:
- A general orientation
- One-on-one special skills training in your volunteer area
Mayo Clinic volunteers must:
- Be age 18 and older
- Commit to serve a minimum of four hours a week
- Commit to a minimum of six months of service a year
- Be dependable
- Be a team player
- Be flexible
See requirements for the Young Volunteer Summer Program.