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Volunteer FAQs for The Miriam Hospital
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Would you like to be one of our volunteers? Volunteers support our hospital staff, enhance the overall patient experience, and provide supplemental assistance in many areas throughout the hospital.
Approximately one month from the time you attend the volunteer information session.
14 years of age.
We ask volunteers 18 or older for a $10 co-pay for the criminal background check completed by the volunteer department.
We ask that you commit to a minimum of two to four hours each week for at least 100 hours, over the course of a year, or two school semesters.
For summer-only volunteers, you must be available once a week for the entire summer, or for a minimum of 8 weeks.
We cannot accommodate groups or individuals who would like a one-time volunteer opportunity.
Volunteer services department does not coordinate shadow experiences.
We will not provide a professional reference if you do not complete the minimum requirement.
$5.00 cafeteria meal voucher for every four-hour shift you volunteer
Training for all volunteer positions
Annual volunteer recognition luncheon
We do not accommodate individuals who need to complete community service hours.