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Teen Program

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with SJMHS. We are excited you have chosen us for a possible volunteer placement. Our organization values volunteer service and strives to provide a rewarding and challenging experience to those who volunteer. Through volunteering you can make a difference in the lives of others as well as your own. As a volunteer you learn new things about yourself and the world around you, make new friends and expand your skills.

Below, you will find information on how our process works and what steps you will need to complete to become an SJMHS teen volunteer. If you have any questions or concerns while completing the process please don’t hesitate to contact us at


The Summer Teen Volunteer Program runs from the beginning of summer vacation to the end of August. Teen volunteers must be able to make an eight-week commitment and be able to make up absences (absences should not exceed two). Teen volunteers must be able to commit to one four-hour shift per week, same day and time each week. Teens must be ages 16-18 years old and attending high school.

Application Process

  1. Download and view the teen application checklist

  2. Application
    We appreciate your interest in our teen program but we have reached our capacity for this year. We hope you will consider applying next spring 2015.

  3. Reference Letters
    Download and print two copies of our reference form, and have 2 adult, non-relatives complete the form. Fax or mail the completed forms prior to your interview.
    Fax: 734-712-7178
    Mail: Darlene Wilson, Volunteer Services
    5301 E. Huron River Drive 
    P.O. Box 995
    Ann Arbor, MI 48106 

  4. Bring your work permit (from your school) and 2 reference letters (unless already mailed) with you to your interview.
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