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Please use the online form below to register for an open date.

After you register for an information session, print and bring the volunteer application form with you to the session for which you are signed up.  

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Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and out of high school. Day, evening and weekend placements are available.

Our volunteers are college and high school students, retirees, working professionals, individuals considering a career change or returning to the work force, and individuals with a special skill or talent.

Volunteers work in the following areas:

  • Pediatric playrooms
  • Greeters
  • Emergency department
  • Recovery room
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Reading programs
  • Tours
  • Office support
  • Intensive care unit
  • Oncology


At Hasbro Children's Hospital, volunteers must:

  • Attend a one-hour information session
  • Submit a complete application with references
  • Interview with volunteer services staff
  • Provide an updated immunization record
  • Submit to two tuberculosis tests
  • Complete an orientation about hospital policies and procedures
  • Commit to a minimum of two to four hours each week for at least 100 hours
  • Adhere to uniform and dress code policy
  • Complete a criminal background investigation authorization form (provided by Lifespan volunteer services)

Volunteer Information Sessions

All sessions will be held at Rhode Island Hospital in the Plum Beach Room.

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There are adult, college student and high school student sessions. In-state college students may attend an adult session.

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