Being a Volunteer

At Tufts MC, we match volunteers with opportunities that best suit their skills and interests with the needs of the various departments we serve. We also always need helpful hands at fundraising events and would love for you to join us. Visit the webpage of the event you'd like to volunteer for to learn about specific opportunities for that event.

Volunteer Services

Tufts Medical Center Volunteers help provide a positive hospital experience for patients and families. They serve in a number of capacities, including: 

  • Visiting with patients and their families
  • Assisting in the Emergency Room
  • Providing wayfinding assistance through our ambassador program
  • Escorting patients 
  • Assisting with discharges
  • Writing letters for patients
  • Reading aloud to patients 

Contact Us

We are looking for long term volunteers that have the time to give and the desire to give back, and new volunteers are always welcome. If you or a friend are interested in volunteering, please call the Volunteer Office between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 617-636-1377, or apply online here. Due to an overwhelming response, we are no longer accepting applications for high school or college age positions.