Mercer Health offers Volunteen and Job Shadowing Programs for both high school and college age students. 

  • Our Volunteen program is designed for high school or college students who would like to assist in a variety of settings throughout the organization on an on-going basis.
  • Our Job Shadowing program allows for high school or college students to observe in a variety of departments throughout the organization on a short term basis.  

Interested in Volunteering?

For more information about our Volunteen program, please contact our Director of Volunteer Services at 419-678-5132 or email  Please return completed forms to the Director of Volunteer Services via email or to 800 W. Main St., Coldwater, OH 45828.

Interested in Job Shadowing?

Job Shadowing  is available for those with specific interests and is  meant to be a short term experience. To request a Job Shadow, print off and complete the Job Shadowing Questionnaire, the Confidentiality Statement, and the COVID Informed Consent. Please note: review the Job Shadow Requirements below for required testing/vaccines that are needed for job shadow students.

Required forms for Job Shadowing:

These forms can be mailed to: 

Mercer Health, Education Coordinator
800 W. Main St.
Coldwater, Ohio 45828

The below information must be reviewed by the student prior to Job Shadowing at Mercer Health: