How to Volunteer

Help us make a world of difference by becoming a volunteer at Massachusetts General Hospital. All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and must commit to at least 4 months of uninterrupted volunteer service. High school students who are interested in volunteering at Mass General can learn more about our Junior Volunteer Program by calling 617-726-8540

Getting Started

  1. Create an account using our online system (HealthStream).
  2. Sign on to our online system with your new account and read the virtual orientation document.
  3. Complete the required forms as indicated.
  4. Schedule and attend an in-person interview with one of our staff.
  5. If you are accepted into the volunteer program, you will:
    • Complete a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI)
    • Submit the medical and non-medical requirements for volunteering
    • Review descriptions of available volunteer service opportunities
    • Determine your assignment
    • Discuss each placement area training and on-boarding procedures

These requirements are designed to ensure a safe and healthy environment for patients, family and staff. If you have any questions, please contact the Volunteer Department at 617-726-8540.