Training and Requirements

There are four volunteer programs at Mayo Clinic-Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona:

  • Adult
  • College
  • High School
  • Caring Canines

To prepare you to serve as a Mayo Clinic volunteer, you will be required to:

  • Participate in an interview
  • Attend a general orientation
  • Complete one-on-one training in your assigned service area


Mayo Clinic Adult volunteers must:

  • Be age 18 years old or older, and not enrolled in high school or college/university
  • Commit to serve a minimum of four hours a week
  • Commit to a minimum of six months (100 hours) of service a year
  • Be dependable
  • Be a team player
  • Be flexible