Junior Volunteer Program

Summer Junior Volunteer Program – 2024

Applications for our Summer Junior Volunteer Program will be available online for two days only beginning at 8:00 am, Monday, February 26th and closing on Tuesday, February 27th promptly at 5:00 pm.

Becoming a Volunteer

If you are interested in applying to become a member of the 2024 Summer Junior Volunteer Program at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center please complete the Junior Volunteer Application. This year’s 9-week program runs from June 24 – August 23 and provides a unique volunteer opportunity for students to gain experience working in a hospital environment, explore careers in the medical field, develop important skills for great customer service, and make new friends.

To be eligible to apply, you must be a high school student entering grades 10 through 12 as of September 2024. Group interviews will be granted based on the review of your application and the number of volunteer openings available.

We have very strict mandatory requirements to participate. Before you apply, please seriously consider the time commitment involved and discuss summer plans with your parents/guardians to avoid any conflicts that may interfere with this commitment, e.g. travel, camps, summer classes, sports, pre-season tryouts, drivers education classes, part-time jobs, college tours, dance competitions, etc. All accepted volunteers must commit to the following mandatory requirements. If you are unable to make a full commitment, please do not continue with the application process. No exceptions will be made.

Accepted students must agree to:
  • Attend a mandatory orientation on June 19
  • Be present for training during the first week of the program (June 24 – June 28)
  • Provide copy of COVID-19 vaccination card and booster once eligible
  • Provide a complete immunization record form including a negative TB result
  • Be available to work two three-hour shifts per week
  • Miss no more than four shifts and notify Volunteer Services & Supervisor at least one week in advance of anticipated absence
  • Purchase a Junior Volunteer polo shirt costing $12.00

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
  • 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 $7.00 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.