WHO WE ARE
Founded in 1886 as the first hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Mount Auburn Hospital is dedicated to delivering healthcare services to you in a personable, convenient and compassionate manner. Our mission is to improve the health of the residents of Cambridge and its surrounding communities. We respect the dignity of you, our patients, as well as that of your families.
Mount Auburn Hospital is a top notch teaching healthcare system affiliated with Harvard Medical School. This allows us to make significant contributions to educating the caregivers of tomorrow, thereby maximizing your quality of care.
You can make a real difference by giving selflessly of your time as a Mount Auburn Hospital volunteer. With a nine-month commitment, you can choose from over 50 different volunteer opportunities, many of which include working in partnership with hospital staff to provide patients with a total care package and support that they need during their stay with us.
In order to volunteer, you must be a minimum of 14 years of age and complete a tuberculosis test for final consideration. You will then meet in person with our Director of Volunteer Services who will evaluate your skill set and determine where your talents will best serve our patient’s needs.
You will then be required to sign off on confidentiality policy as well as understand of the guidelines of the program, including a minimum time commitment of three hours/week over the course of nine months.
A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.John Ruskin