N E W S R E L E A S E
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 19, 2016
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
Betsy St. Pierre
Associate Director, Volunteer Services
Saratoga Hospital and Nursing Home
Applications Available for Saratoga Hospital Summer Student Volunteer Program (SSOAR)
SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY, February 19, 2016 – Applications are now available for SSOAR, “Students Sharing Opportunities and Responsibilities”, Saratoga Hospital’s unique summer program offering area junior and senior high school students opportunities for community service in a healthcare environment. SSOAR participants will volunteer at least 48 hours in one of several areas of the hospital, including the Nursing Home, Gift Shoppe, and Treasures Consignment Boutique.
Completed applications must be received by April 8, 2016. Accepted SSOAR participants are required to attend a mandatory orientation June 24, 2016. Detailed information and application requirements are available at www.saratogahospital.org/aboutus/volunteering, through high school guidance offices, and at the Front Desk of Saratoga Hospital. For email inquiries, please contact Betsy St. Pierre, Associate Director of Volunteer Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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About Saratoga Hospital: Saratoga Hospital is the Saratoga region’s leading healthcare provider. The only acute-care facility in Saratoga County, the hospital has a medical staff of over 450 physicians and other credentialed providers, offering care in a broad range of medical specialties. In keeping with its emphasis on quality, Saratoga Hospital was the first in the Capital Region to earn Magnet Designation for nursing excellence. Hospital facilities include: Saratoga Hospital, Saratoga Hospital Nursing Home, Wilton Medical Arts, Saratoga Surgery Center, Milton Health Center, Saratoga Community Health Center and the Mollie Wilmot Radiation Oncology Center. The hospital’s physician practice, Saratoga Regional Medical Group, includes physicians in the following specialties: cardiology, dentistry, endocrinology, family medicine, hematology/oncology, internal medicine, nephrology, neurology, occupational medicine, oncology, pain management, physiatry, podiatry, primary care, psychiatry, pulmonary medicine, surgery, and urology.