Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are placed throughout the hospital in many different areas helping in many different ways. Below are a few examples of volunteer positions and requirements:

Remote Volunteer Opportunities: Coming Soon!

Adult Outpatient

Food Pantry

Assisting with the inventory, picking up and stocking food, and assisting patients with shopping in the food pantry.

Shifts are Monday-Friday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 1:30 to 4 p.m.

BMC Ambassador

Welcome patients and visitors, escort patient and visitors to appointments throughout the medical campus.

Shifts are three hours Monday-Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Entertainment Cart

Bring reading material, crosswords, coloring, etc. to waiting rooms.

Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights

Please visit the BCRHHR Volunteering Internships page for more information.

Career Coaching Café

Assist patients with building resumes and connecting to community resources. Career cafés occur on the 1st Tuesday of every month March through June.


Pediatrics Patient Greeter

Welcome patients and visitors to an extensive pediatric clinic. Must be able to take initiative in helping patients and families as well as interact with staff to assess various needs. Shifts are three hours Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.


Must be at least 16 years old and have previous experience with children.

Provide a warm, cheerful welcome to all patients entering and departing the clinic and help to research illnesses, diseases and appropriate resources for families.

Shifts are Monday-Friday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.