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. All opportunities are located at Boston Children's Hospital, Main Campus, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston MA 02115.


1) 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.

All current openings are listed in the application.

Minimum Commitment:

  • One set 4 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. If you have questions before applying, please email Jessica Slayback. If you cannot submit the application, this means the position is full and we have closed the application link.


2) Donations 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.

All current openings are listed in the application.

Minimum Commitment:

  • One set 4 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. If you have questions before applying, please email Jessica Slayback. If you cannot submit the application, this means the position is full and we have closed the application link.


3) Seacrest Studios Volunteer

Boston Children’s Hospital, Main Campus

Duties:

  • Welcoming patients & 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 an in-person interview.

All current openings are listed in the application.

Minimum Commitment:

  • One set 4 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. If you have questions before applying, please email Jessica Slayback. If you cannot submit the application, this means the position is full and we have closed the application link.


4) Clinic Volunteer

Boston Children’s Hospital, Main Campus

Duties:

  • Interact with patients and families 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 an in-person interview.
  • Available to start in September 2019 and continue for the year commitment.

All current openings are listed in the application.

Minimum Commitment:

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

How to Apply: