Published on March 18, 2014

Accepting Applications for Summer Junior Volunteers

North Kansas City Hospital is currently accepting applications from students interested in volunteering for the summer. Youths must be ages 14-18 to apply for program, which requires 25 volunteer hours from June through August. The application deadline is Friday, April 25.

Shifts are available Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., or afternoons from 1 to 4. Departments available include central services, emergency, pharmacy, nursing units, print shop, purchasing and the Children’s Learning Center.

To receive an application or more information, call or email Karen Fournier, youth development specialist, at 816-691-1684.

North Kansas City Hospital also offers a year-round Junior Volunteer Program.


About North Kansas City Hospital: For more than half a century, North Kansas City Hospital has been at the forefront of providing medical care in the Northland. The hospital is an acute-care facility with 451 licensed beds and specialties in cardiac care, cancer care, women’s health, orthopedics, emergency services and minimally invasive surgery. It provides a full continuum of care from the highest level of neonatal intensive care to award-winning cardiovascular and orthopedic programs to home health and hospice. The medical staff includes more than 550 physicians representing 49 medical specialties. 

North Kansas City Hospital is the first hospital in Missouri and one of only a few hospitals in the country to receive the Mission: Lifeline Heart Attack Receiving Center accreditation from the American Heart Association. In addition, the hospital is a major trauma center for emergency care, is rated as one of the busiest adult/pediatric emergency departments in Kansas City, and is an accredited Level III Chest Pain Center through the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care.