Current Environment:

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 Ave., Waltham, Mass.

Duties

  • interact with patients and families by the bedside and in the waiting room area: play games, read, engage in basic art projects
  • create an art project of the day to engage families during volunteer shifts
  • 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, fully complete application and submit reference sheet
  • available to attend a Zoom interview
  • available to start in March 2023 and continue for a one-year commitment

Current volunteer need

  • 9 a.m. to noon Wednesdays

Minimum commitment

  • one set three-hour shift per week for one calendar year (March 2023 to March 2024)
  • This timeline includes volunteering during the summer months of 2023. Please keep in mind that we ask volunteers to maintain a weekday, daytime volunteer shift throughout the calendar year.

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.

  1. Waltham volunteer application
  2. reference form

Seacrest Studios volunteer

Boston Children’s Hospital, Main Campus

Duties

  • welcoming patients and families to Seacrest Studios
  • assistance with prize delivery (during lives shows like Bingo)
  • helping to maintain a clean and safe studio space
  • helping to set patients and families up with Bingo supplies on inpatient floors
  • assisting supervisors with any other needs, such as programming or program preparation

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 March and continue for a one-year commitment

Current volunteer needs

  • 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays or 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays

Minimum commitment

  • One set three- to four-hour shift per week for one calendar year (March 2023 to March 2024).
  • This timeline includes volunteering during the summer months of 2023. Please keep in mind that we ask volunteers to maintain a weekday, daytime volunteer shift throughout the calendar year.

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.

  1. Seacrest Studios volunteer application form
  2. reference form

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 March 2023 and continue for a one-year commitment

Current volunteer needs

  • 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 (March 2023 to March 2024).
  • This timeline includes volunteering during the summer months of 2023. Please keep in mind that we ask volunteers to maintain a weekday, daytime volunteer shift throughout the calendar year.

How to apply

  1. customer service and gift shop volunteer application form
  2. reference form