Current Opportunities

Please review the following open volunteer positions and feel free to apply if you have the weekly availability and can make the commitment. 


Technical Volunteer, Child Life Services

Boston Children’s Hospital, Main Campus

Duties:

  • Offer technical support on the inpatient unit floors in playrooms.
  • Supervisor will provide you with a list of urgent tasks and devices, as well as a list of units and items where you go to the individual unit to update the listed item.
  • Help with iPad setups and updates.
  • 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 an in-person interview

Current Volunteer Needs:

  • Tuesday, 10am to 1pm
  • Tuesday, 12pm to 3pm
  • Wednesday, 10am to 1pm
  • Wednesday, 12pm to 3pm

Minimum Commitment:

  • One set 4 hour shift per week for one calendar year

How to Apply:

If interested, please fill out the application and provide a reference form to Volunteer Services. If you have questions before applying, please reach out to Jessica Slayback.

  1. Volunteer Application
  2. Reference Form

Donation and Office Volunteer, Child Life Services

Boston Children’s Hospital, Main Campus

To support the Child Life Services Department in administrative tasks and assist with donations.

Duties:

  • Initial orientation on first day to introduce tasks and areas, followed up by daily check-ins with point person.
  • Accept and organize donations.
  • Deliver boxes of donated items to child life specialists on floors.
  • Write and send donation thank you notes.
  • Keep storeroom organized and stocked with supplies.
  • 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.
  • Must fully complete application and submit reference sheet.
  • Available to attend an in-person interview.
  • Organized, good communicator.
  • Able to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Able to work independently and with minimal supervision.

Current Volunteer Needs :

  • Tuesday, 10am to 3pm
  • Wednesday, 10am to 3pm
  • Thursday, 10am to 3pm

Minimum Commitment:

  • One set 4 hour shift per week for one calendar year

How to Apply:

If interested, please fill out the application and provide a reference form to Volunteer Services. If you have questions before applying, please reach out to Jessica Slayback.

  1. Volunteer Application
  2. Reference Form