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Policy 4.83

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Responsible Official: VP for Human Resources
Administering Division/Department: Recruiting
Effective Date: April 02, 2007
Last Revision: April 21, 2007

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The university recognizes individuals who volunteer their time and services as significant members of the Emory community. Volunteers are not eligible for university benefits, including workers’ compensation.


A volunteer must be at least 18 years of age.

Policy Details

The department head or designee is responsible for orienting, identifying assignments (including a written description of duties), and developing lines of accountability and supervision for the volunteer.

Forms are available in Human Resources and on the web site at http://emory.hr.emory.edu/forms.nsf/(title)/Data+Services+Forms+&+Brochures.


A volunteer is defined as an individual who offers a service or contributes knowledge and skills to the university without expectation of compensation.

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