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Dear Prospective Volunteer,

Thank you so much for your interest in becoming a volunteer at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center! 

***Before you complete this application, please first contact Caroline Moore, Director of Volunteer Services, to inquire about available openings: Email:

Phone: 617-667-3027


We have been overwhelmed with applications in recent months, and have a very long waiting list for nearly all roles, particularly for roles that involve patient interaction. Because of the high volume of applications, we are not interviewing new applicants at this time. Applications are saved in our system.  Thank you again!


The Volunteer Services Department


We ask that you submit 2 letters of reference along with your application.These letters of reference should be from persons who have known you for several years, (eg: Rabbi, Priest, Minister, Physician, Teacher, Counselor or Employer). If you have the letter, you may upload them into this application. If you do not have them, or if your recommenders prefer to send them in themselves, please have letters emailed as soon as possible to We look forward to receiving your application along with your 2 references.
Personal Information
Emergency Information
Employment Information
Volunteer Experience and Education
If you are currently a student, please complete this section.
Interest and Availability
As a volunteer, we ask that you are able to commit to one four-hour shift each week, with some roles available evenings and weekends. Volunteer placement depends upon the needs of the Medical Center. 

Volunteer Opportunities

Clinical - Volunteering in a role that would allow patient interation 

Clerical - Volunteering in programs that involve clerical duties with minimal patient interaction 

Future Healthcare Worker - Volunteers must be interested in a career in one of these fields (Nursing, Pre-Med, PA, etc.) and seeking experience in a clinical environment

I certify that the information given above is true and complete and I understand that misrepresentation and/or withholding of information will result in the rejection of this application or my discharge if discovered after volunteer service begins.  I authorize the Medical Center to make inquiries regarding my history and character of prior employers, schools, etc. and hereby release employers, schools or individuals from all liability in responding to inquiries in connection with my application and release the Medical Center from all liability with respect to such inquiries.
I understand that if I am a volunteer, I will be a volunteer "at will" and may terminate my volunteer assignment at any time with or without cause or notice and that the Medical Center also has that right. I also understand no representative of the Medical Center, other than the President, has any authority to enter into any agreement for volunteer service for any specified period of time or to make any agreement contrary to the foregoing and that such agreement must be in writing. As a volunteer, I agree to abide by the Medical Center's policies, rules and procedures and any changes thereto.
I understand that I must provide the Medical Center with updated immunization records that include verification of a Tuberculosis test within the past year. If under 18 years of age, please use the enclosed parental consent form.
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