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Volunteer Resources

The following information is for Upstate volunteers.

COVID Vaccination Clinics

The 2023 - 2024 Spikevax Moderna COVID vaccine will be available to volunteers:

 Downtown, Performance Center- on the 11th floor of Upstate Golisano

  • Friday, Dec. 8th from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Community, in the Community Room: 

  • Friday, Dec. 1st  from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Vaccine will be available by appointment and walk-ins. To schedule an appointment, please contact Upstate Employee Student Health Office: 315-464-4260 

Flu and COVID Vaccines are not mandatory but are recommended.

The Office of Volunteer Programs will be closed:

Thursday & Friday, November 23 & 24, 2023

Monday, December 25, 2023

Monday, January 1, 2024

Monday, January 15, 2024

Monday, May 27, 2024

More Policies and Procedures

Volunteer Call Out Procedure

If you are experiencing any symptoms of an illness or an injury, please notify us at your earliest convenience and stay home. Call 315-464-5180 or email volunteer@upstate.edu.

COVID Exposure and Positive Reporting

If you've had a COVID exposure:

  • Monitor for symptoms 
  • If you are symptom free, you can continue to volunteer
  • You must wear a mask for 10 days after the exposure while volunteering
  • Testing - one time only
    • Home test at day 6 (5 full days after exposure)
      • OR
    • PCR test on day 6 (5 full days after exposure)

If you are COVID positive:

  • Call the COVID Hotline at 315-464-THEM (8436) to speak to a nurse – open 24/7
  • No volunteering for 7 days with or without symptoms

For more information, click here.

Leave of Absence for Long-term Illness or Injury

  • If you need to take a leave of absence for an illness or injury, we request a return to service note from your doctor.

Volunteer Dress Code

Volunteer Uniform Requirements 

  • ID badge & yellow lanyard
  • Uniform shirt (college & teen), polo shirt, or vest
  • Khakis or dress pants 
  • Comfortable, closed toe shoes
Please no - jeans, shorts, yoga pants, sweat pants, leggings, rips, holes, stains, hats, open toed shoes.