Careers at Lifespan Health System

Volunteer Opportunities at The Miriam Hospital

Hello and welcome to volunteer services at The Miriam Hospital!

Volunteer services at The Miriam Hospital is proud and honored to have people of all ages and backgrounds volunteer with us. Our volunteers support our hospital staff by enhancing the overall patient experience and by providing supplemental assistance in many areas throughout the hospital. 

We are always looking for qualified, caring people with an interest in health care to join our team in volunteer services. We seek to match your availability, talents and interest with the needs of The Miriam Hospital. 

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Interested in Volunteering?

If you are interested in volunteering at The Miriam Hospital, please contact Mary Ferreira at either 401-793-2510 or [email protected].

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Cancer Center hospitality
  • Clerical support/office work
  • Emergency department unit helpers
  • Food and nutrition
  • Patient care equipment
  • Patient experience volunteers
  • Pet Therapy
  • Transport


All volunteers at The Miriam Hospital must:

  • View our volunteer information session
  • Complete an application
  • Interview with volunteer services staff
  • Provide an updated immunization record; COVID vaccines are required
  • Submit two tuberculosis tests
  • Complete an orientation about hospital policies and procedures
  • Commit to four hours each week for at least 100 hours (over the course of a year, or two school semesters), or six hours a week for eight weeks (for the summer program)
  • If under the age of 18, submit a signed permission slip
  • Adhere to uniform and dress code policy (no blue jeans)
  • Complete a criminal background check form (if 18 or older)

Learn More

To learn more about volunteer opportunities at The Miriam Hospital, and to sign up for an information session, please email Mary Ferreira at   [email protected].