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Volunteer Services

Thank you for your interest in joining Boston Children's Hospital Volunteer Services!

Please visit Current Opportunities to view all open volunteer assignments.


One Year Program

General Information

Three times a year, we open up our One Year Program for new applicants. We ask that these volunteers work one 4-hour shift per week for the duration of one year. The program is organized into the following sessions:

  • One Year Program (Winter Start) – Begins in December/January
  • One Year Program (Summer Start) – Begins in June
  • One Year Program (Fall Start) – Begins in Sept/October

We normally review applications on a first-come first-service basis. We keep a wait list for those who are eligible but beyond our current capacity needs. If you are interested in a particular session, please check this web page two to three months before the start of your chosen program for instructions on how to apply.

Placement will be made on an individual basis. Additionally, the volunteer would assist their supervisor with any other needs, such as unit programming, preparing materials for special events and helping to organize and maintain a safe, clean environment while assisting with toy washing.

Location: Main Campus, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston MA

If you interested in finding an Assignment at one of our Satellite Locations, please specify this on your Application.

How to Apply?

Thank you for your interest in Volunteering at Boston Children’s Hospital. Recruitment is currently closed. if you are interested in volunteering, please visit this page again in December 2018 for further instructions.