Volunteer Opportunities at Satellite Locations

General Information

We also place volunteers at a few of our Boston Children’s Hospital Satellite Locations. Opportunities at these locations are limited to shifts on weekdays during the day. The following locations include:

  • Martha Eliot Health Center, Jamaica Plain
  • Boston Children’s at Waltham
  • Boston Children's at Lexington
  • Boston Children's at Peabody

Available Volunteer Positions

Please review the positions below and apply if you have the availability and can make the commitment: 

1) Clinic Volunteer

Martha Eliot Health Center, Jamaica Plain 

This opportunity is available to volunteers at Martha Eliot Health Center located at 75 Bickford Street in Jamaica Plain.

Duties:

  • Interact with patients and families in the waiting room area- play games, read, and 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 October/November 2019 and continue for the year commitment.
  • Note: Spanish fluency is helpful.

All current openings are listed in the application.

Minimum Commitment:

  • One set 4 hour shift per week for one 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. If you cannot submit the application, this means the position is full and we have closed the application link.

Please Note: All applicants interested in applying need to be available during the holiday season, November 2019 into January 2020. We are unable to accept applicants who will be away for periods of time during the holiday season due to the large patient and unit needs during this busy time of year (i.e. if you know you’ll be traveling back home for a week or more , going away on a vacation, etc.). If this commitment will not work for you, please check back to our website in December 2019 for future opportunities.

  1. Volunteer Application
  2. Reference Form

2) Reach Out and Read Volunteer

Martha Eliot Health Center, Jamaica Plain 

This opportunity is available to volunteers at Martha Eliot Health Center located at 75 Bickford Street in Jamaica Plain.

Duties:

  • Help to create a literacy-rich waiting room area by reading to children of all ages.
  • Check on waiting room book shelves and restock as needed.
  • 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 October/November 2019 and continue for the year commitment.
  • Note: Spanish fluency is helpful.

All current openings are listed in the application.

Minimum Commitment:

  • One set 3 hour shift per week for one 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. If you cannot submit the application, this means the position is full and we have closed the application link.

Please Note: All applicants interested in applying need to be available during the holiday season, November 2019 into January 2020. We are unable to accept applicants who will be away for periods of time during the holiday season due to the large patient and unit needs during this busy time of year (i.e. if you know you’ll be traveling back home for a week or more , going away on a vacation, etc.). If this commitment will not work for you, please check back to our website in December 2019 for future opportunities.

  1. Volunteer Application
  2. Reference Form