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Summer Junior Volunteer Program – 2022

Applications will be available online for one week only beginning 8 am, Monday, February 14 – 5 pm, Friday, February 18, 2022. Applications received after February 18 will not be considered.

Becoming a Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in the Summer Junior Volunteer Program at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center. To apply, you must be a high school student entering grades 10 through 12 as of September 2022. This nine-week, highly structured program provides a unique volunteer opportunity where students gain experience working in a hospital environment, explore careers in the medical field, develop important skills for great customer service, and make new friends. Before you apply, it is extremely important that you review the mandatory requirements with your parents or guardians to avoid any commitment conflicts. There will be no exceptions. Group interviews will be granted based on the review of your application and the number of available volunteer openings.

Accepted students must agree to:

  • Attend a mandatory orientation prior to the start of the program
  • Be present the first week of the program for training
  • Volunteer for two 4-hour shifts per week
  • Miss no more than 2 scheduled shifts during the program

The application process also includes:

  • Proof of immunizations, including tuberculosis
  • Training and orientation

If you are interested in becoming part of our volunteer team, please complete the Junior Volunteer application between 8 am, Monday, February 14 and 5 pm, Friday, February 18, 2022.

Please Note: The last portion of the application requires an essay of 250 words or fewer. Please be prepared to write about someone who inspires you and why.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers have the opportunity to assist in a variety of areas throughout the hospital. All volunteer assistance is valuable, whether greeting or escorting patients and visitors, delivering materials, passing out snacks, helping people with lunch, or stocking supplies. Our department staff, as well as our patients and visitors, appreciate the commitment and help all our volunteers provide.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Lobby Greeter
  • Messenger and Escort
  • Gift Shop Attendee
  • Central Processing Delivery Aid
  • Various Hospital Department Assistance

Volunteer Benefits

In addition to making new friends and knowing you have made a positive difference, our volunteers are eligible to receive:

  • A meal voucher of $4.25 per shift
  • Free on-site parking during volunteer hours
  • Invitation to End-of-Year Celebration
  • Certificate of Completion

If you have questions about our volunteer program, please contact us at 781-744-8803.