hospital volunteer resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Dedicated undergraduate double majoring in biochemistry and psychology who became fascinated with medicine after attending a 5-day Mount Sinai summer program in middle school. Has 2 years of experience conducting personal laboratory research and writing theses as part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. Interested in hands-on research and/or clinical opportunities and is currently on the pre-med track to pursue a career in medicine.

Volunteer Experience
04/2018 to 06/2019 Hospital Volunteer New York Presbyterian Queens | City, STATE,

Key Qualifications & Responsibilities

  • Provided support and companionship to over 50 patients per day in need of assistance, while reporting patient requests, concerns, and other observations to staff.
  • Translated in French, Spanish, and Hindi for patients who had difficulties with English.
  • Carried results and charts to appropriate departments, while complying with HIPAA standards to confidentially maintain patient medical information.
  • Delivered personal items (flowers, books, etc.) and restocked supplies throughout hospital building while maintaining clean and safe patient environment.
09/2016 to 01/2019 Student Volunteer New Franklin Center For Rehabilitation And Nursing | City, STATE,

Key Qualifications & Responsibilities

  • Helped with administrative support, including managing incoming calls, coordinating files and sorting mail of over 100 patients by complying with patient confidentiality.
  • Transported elderly/disabled residents to and from desired destinations according to proper protocol, as well as delivered items (newspapers, flowers, etc.) around building.
  • Translated in French, Spanish, and Hindi for patients who had difficulties with English.
  • Listened to patients' concerns and provided emotional support and/or directed them to necessary personnel.

Key Achievements

  • Collaborated with director of recreation and other team members to plan & organize two events: annual barbecue and talent show, which had 92% patient satisfaction.
07/2018 to 07/2018 Internship Student Liu Brooklyn Summer Honors Institute (5 Days) | City, STATE,

Tuition-free week-long academic and leadership experience called Future Health Care Professionals for high school seniors. Received insight into various professions and skills needed in healthcare field.

  • Had opportunity to touch and learn how cadavers and other preserved organs can be used as educational tools for scientists.
  • Learned and performed proper sanitizing and safety procedures for interacting with infectious persons.
  • Made simple drugs in laboratory using knowledge of chemistry and learned dangers of not reading drug labels properly and overdosing by consuming same medication under different brand labels.
  • Learned and observed/performed skills that go into various health professions such as nutritionist, physical/occupational therapist, trauma surgeon, pharmacist, nurse, and pediatrician.
11/2016 to 06/2017 Tutor Volunteer Kumon | City, STATE,

Key Qualifications & Responsibilities

  • Taught and/or improved reading, writing, and math skills for 20+ children from K-12 using curriculum and materials provided by center.
  • Graded homework, tests, and quizzes to keep accurate track of students' performance and challenge areas.
  • Identified students' individual challenges and coordinated with staff to develop new methods of imparting material (flashcards, diagrams, etc.)
  • Administered feedback to students using positive reinforcement techniques to encourage and build confidence, as well as foster an environment of support and open communication.

Key Achievement

  • Helped consistent C student in writing raise grade to A in 3 months.
  • Research
  • Critical Thinking
  • Data Analysis
  • Problem-solving
  • Leadership
  • Collaboration
  • Professional communication
  • Microsoft Office
Expected in 05/2023 to to Bachelor of Science | Biochemistry Stony Brook University (SUNY) , Stony Brook, NY GPA:
  • Also majoring in Psychology BA
  • Member of The National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)
  • Received Presidential Scholarship
  • Coursework in Cellular and Organ Physiology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Organic Chemistry, and corresponding labs.
  • 3.61 cumulative GPA
Expected in 05/2019 to to High School Diploma | United Nations International School , New York, NY, GPA:
  • Received an IB (International Baccalaureate) Diploma and graduated at the United Nations General Assembly Hall in May 2019.
  • Elected to Fun & Games Section Editor for UNISVerse (school newspaper) in 2018-19
  • Received an IB Diploma in 2019
  • Passed both NYSSMA (New York State School Music Association) Level 5 Strings Solo with A (93-96) and ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) Level 4.
  • Had privilege of playing violin at Carnegie Hall twice with school (UNIS) orchestra for "A Festival of Orchestras" event.
  • Passed DELF (Diplôme d'études en langue française) A2 exam in French with 94/100.
  • Received certificate for French skills by CENTRE MÉDITERRANÉEN D'ÉTUDES FRANÇAISES (evaluated at B2 level)
  • Certified CPR/AED/First-Aid, NationalCPRFoundation (Expires May 2023)
  • Certified COVID-19 Contact Tracer, John Hopkins University

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School Attended

  • Stony Brook University (SUNY)
  • United Nations International School

Job Titles Held:

  • Hospital Volunteer
  • Student Volunteer
  • Internship Student
  • Tutor Volunteer


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma

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