The Lubin Family Volunteer Services Department at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is committed to providing compassionate, well-trained resourceful volunteers to assist staff and patients, their families and friends.
We expect volunteers to be reliable, committed to their volunteer service, and available on a regular basis.
The following are the requirements to be a volunteer at Dana-Farber:
We will review your application to determine eligibility for a placement, and then call you for an interview with the director of Volunteer Services. We select volunteers for placement based on availability, time commitment, interests, and skills.
Once you have been selected to volunteer, you must do the following:
This video focuses on the environmental health and safety protocols at Dana-Farber, including recycling and ergonomics.
This video focuses on the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and what that means for you as a volunteer.
This video focuses on proper infection control procedures, such as hand washing.
This video focuses on the four steps to follow in the event of a threat of fire.
Learn more about the Summer Volunteer Program
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