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Ascension St. Vincent's St. Johns County

Ascension St. Vincent's St. Johns County

  • Hospital/Medical Center
  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Imaging
  • Neurology
  • Orthopedics
  • Pulmonology
  • Pharmacy
  • Women's health


Open 24 hours

Volunteer Information

Ascension St. Vincent's volunteers work side-by-side with associates to provide the best experience for our patients and their families.

Contact information

Ascension St. Vincent’s Clay County & Riverside Campuses
Name: Cricket Olafson
Email:  Denise.Olafson@ascension.org
Phone Number:  Clay Campus  -  (904) 602-1345 ; Riverside Campus  -  (904) 308-8355

Ascension St. Vincent’s Southside & St. Johns Campuses
Name: Melissa Kennedy
Email:  Melissa.Kennedy@ascension.org
Phone Number: Southside Campus (904) 296-4799 ; St. Johns Campus  -  (904) 691-1345

Are you currently accepting any volunteers?

  • Yes. Year round volunteer applications are available.

Teenage volunteer program

For more information about the 2024 Ascension St. Vincent’s Teenage Volunteer Program, please download and read the linked document below.

Volunteer opportunities

Varies depending on the campus, some examples are:

  • Information Desks
  • Shuttle Drivers
  • Pet Therapy
  • Surgery Waiting Area
  • Imaging Department
  • Breast Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Ambassador / Greeters
  • Security Department

Volunteer requirements

Due to the nature of our work, there are a number of requirements that all Ascension Volunteers must meet. Please review the Immunization requirements and General requirements below before submitting your application.

Immunization Requirements

All Ascension St. Vincent’s volunteers must meet these immunization requirements:

  • MMR – Measles, Mumps, Rubella (either history of disease or proof of vaccination)

  • Varicella – Chicken Pox (either history of disease or proof of vaccination)

  • TB (tuberculosis) must be a TB blood draw QFT Gold or Tspot with in 90 days of application  submission

  • Flu vaccine is required annually before the beginning of the flu season(typically mid-November) for active volunteers and before or during flu season (mid-November to beginning of April) for new volunteers.

  • TDAP within the last 10 years

Onboarding Requirements

  • Minimum 18 years of age and not enrolled in school

  • Complete Volunteer Application

  • Meet volunteer immunization requirements (see above)

  • Consent to Criminal Background Check, social security number required

  • Commit to 4 hours of service each week for a minimum of 6 months

  • Complete orientation and training

  • Ability to function independently with minimal supervision

Volunteer benefits information (including any special scholarship opportunities)

  • Free parking in the Dillon or DePaul garages on the Riverside campus

  • While on duty, enjoy free coffee or fountain soda from the cafeteria as well as a meal allowance redeemable at the cafeteria

  • Free coffee or fountain soda from the cafeteria or coffee shop

  • 10% discount for over-the-counter items in the Seton Pharmacy, located at Riverside and Southside

  • Volunteer luncheons and educational opportunities.

  • Required immunizations will be provided at no cost.

  • Recognition of service hours

Volunteer application

Click the button below and complete the form to apply to become a volunteer at Ascension Ascension St. Vincent's.