Current Environment:

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

  • You must be at least 18 years old and have graduated from high school.
  • You need excellent customer service skills, outgoing personality, mature individual.
  • The position is physically demanding — the volunteer walks long distances between two buildings each shift and should feel comfortable to do so.
  • If applying, you must fully complete the application and submit the reference sheet.
  • You will 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.

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.

Clinic Volunteer

Boston Children's Hospital at Waltham

This opportunity is available to volunteers at Boston Children’s Hospital at Waltham, located at 9 Hope Avenue, Waltham.

Duties

  • interact with patients and families by the bedside and in the waiting room area: play games, read, engage in basic art projects
  • help to organize and provide a safe, clean environment while assisting with toy washing
  • assist the supervisor with any other needs, such as programming or preparing materials for patients and families

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 July 2022 and continue for the year commitment

All current time slot openings are listed in the application.

Minimum commitment

  • one set four-hour shift per week for one calendar year (July 2022 to July 2023)

How to apply

If you are interested in applying to this volunteer position, please submit the application below and send the reference form to a suitable reference for them to submit to our office directly.