Current Environment:

Customer Service and Gift Shop Volunteer

Boston Children’s Hospital, Main Campus

Duties

  • Create a welcoming atmosphere at the main entrance of the hospital.
  • Provide wayfinding assistance to patients and families throughout the hospital.
  • Deliver items to patients and families throughout the hospital.

Requirements

  • At least 18 years old and graduated from high school.
  • If applying, must fully complete application and submit reference sheet.
  • Available to attend a Zoom interview.
  • Available to start in June 2024 and continue for the year commitment.

Our current volunteer needs (specific days and times) are posted directly in the application.

Minimum commitment

  • One set four-hour shift per week for one calendar year (June 2024 to June 2025)
  • This timeline includes volunteering during the summer months of 2024. Please keep in mind that we ask volunteers to maintain a weekday, daytime volunteer shift throughout the calendar year.

How to apply

Patient Family Housing Volunteer

Yawkey Family Inn and The Bon

We have a volunteer opportunity available at the Yawkey Family Inn at 241 Kent St., Brookline, MA 02446, and we have a volunteer opportunity available at The Bon at 1260 Boylston St., Boston, MA 02215.

Duties

  • Create a welcoming atmosphere for families as they arrive.
  • Provide wayfinding assistance to families checking in.
  • Assist with administrative tasks.
  • Assist with organizational tasks.

Requirements

  • At least 18 years old and graduated from high school.
  • If applying, must fully complete application and submit reference sheet.
  • Available to attend a Zoom interview.
  • Available to start in June 2024 and continue for the volunteer commitment.

Our current volunteer needs (specific days and times) are posted directly in the application.

Minimum commitment

  • One set two- to four-hour shift per week for one year.

How to apply

Surgical Liaison Volunteer

Boston Children’s Hospital, Main Campus

Duties

  • Greet parents when they arrive in the waiting area
  • Direct parents to restrooms, lockers, phones, cafeteria, chapel, etc.
  • Notify Liaison Nurses when parents have questions
  • Sit and talk with a parent who may be alone
  • Assist Liaison Nurses, surgeons, and visitors in locating parents
  • Assist two adult visitors to the child’s bedside in recovery as requested by nurses

Requirements

  • At least 18 years old and graduated from high school.
  • Excellent customer service skills, outgoing personality, mature individual.
  • Position is physically demanding — the volunteer walks long distances between two buildings each shift and should feel comfortable to do so.
  • If applying, must fully complete application and submit reference sheet.
  • Attend a Zoom interview that will be scheduled by the Volunteer Office. 

Our current volunteer needs (specific days and times) are posted directly in the application.

Minimum commitment

  • One set four-hour shift per week for one calendar year. Please be aware this need would remain the same throughout the year so we ask you be able to commit to the same day/time while with the program.

How to apply

To apply, please fill out the application below and send the reference form to a suitable contact. The reference form is due within one week of applying in order to be considered for the program 

Early Intervention Program Volunteer

Boston Children's at Martha Eliot

This opportunity is located at 75 Bickford St., Jamaica Plain, Mass. Our patient population is infants and toddlers with developmental delays/complex medical conditions.

Duties

  • Assisting with office support for various projects
  • Assisting with the program’s play groups in the outpatient clinic

Requirements

  • You must be at least 18 years old and have graduated from high school.
  • If applying, must fully complete application and submit reference sheet.
  • Available to attend a Zoom interview.
  • Available to start in June and continue for the year commitment.

Note: Applicants should have experience working with children ages 0 to 3. Experience working in special education and/or with children with developmental delays is preferred.

Our current volunteer needs (specific days and times) are posted directly in the application.

Minimum commitment

  • One set two- to four-hour shift per week for one calendar year.

How to apply

  1. Volunteer Application
  2. Reference Form