Volunteering: Make a Difference

Be a part of our big picture: Quality Patient Care. Volunteer at Mass. Eye and Ear. DSCN9715There are many ways to support the patients, staff, and overall mission of Mass. Eye and Ear. Our volunteers work with patients and support hospital staff, assist in our research labs, and more. We welcome you to join our volunteer community.


  • Help extend our mission of service to each other and the community
  • Promote spiritual, emotional, and physical well-being
  • Demonstrate care and compassion to those in need
  • Gain self-satisfaction

vol 1Who can volunteer?

Men and women from all walks of life volunteer at Mass. Eye and Ear. They are students, homemakers, retirees, and workers with full- and part-time jobs. Our volunteer program runs seven days a week, days and evenings. You can select the time and day that works best for you. We seek volunteers that age from 14 and up, who can give at least 3 consecutive hours one day per week. For many of our students volunteers, they gain valuable experience in a hospital setting. All you need is the desire to give your time and energy to be a Mass. Eye and Ear volunteer.

Where can you volunteer?

There are many ways to volunteer at Mass. Eye and Ear. Volunteers can be found in most departments and on every floor. We do our best to match your unique interests, skills, and talents so that you will have a fun, rewarding volunteer experience.

If you are interested, please fill out our application and mail or email it to Ruth Doyle, Director of Volunteer Services. You will be contacted for an in-person interview shortly after we receive your application. Completion of this application does not guarantee you a volunteer position.