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  • High School Summer Volunteers

    High school students interested in volunteering during the summer at Rhode Island Hospital and Hasbro Children's hospital must first attend a one-hour information session. Students must be at least 14 years old to volunteer at Rhode Island Hospital. To volunteer at Hasbro Children's Hospital, students must be 17 and a senior in high school, or 18 and older. Students under 18 must submit a signed permission slip. Students who are new to the Rhode Island Hospital volunteer program will be placed as a volunteer greeter.  

    The summer program starts the week of June 22, 2014 and ends the week of August 10, 2014. Students must complete at least six weeks out of the eight-week program. Certificates will be given after the student has successfully completed the program.

    Volunteers will be asked to complete the following, after attending an information session:

    • Interview with the volunteer manager or coordinator
    • Provide an updated immunization record
    • Undergo two tuberculosis tests
    • Submit signed permission slips
    • Complete an orientation
    • Commit to eight hours per week
    • Adhere to uniform and dress code policies
    The high school programs are currently full. Please check our website in December 2014 for new information session dates.

    For more information, call the volunteer office at 401-444-5530 or e-mail