VOLUNTEER

Thanks for your interest in being a part of the Eversource Walk for Boston Children's Hospital. Preparing the walk routes, giving directions, handing out water cups—there are so many roles to fill.

Want to help out? Get started by registering today! If you have any questions about volunteering, please contact us at walk@chtrust.org or 866-303-WALK.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Walk day like?

The Eversource Walk for Boston Children’s Hospital is a family-fun day full of live entertainment, delicious food and great company! We rely on hundreds of dedicated volunteers to make our event a success.

Where do I park?

Please park at the CambridgeSide Galleria parking garage. You will receive a parking voucher when you check in at the Volunteer Check-In tent.

What time do I need to arrive and how do I get there?

Arrival times depend on your assigned volunteer role. Be on the lookout for an email from our team a week or so before the event. It will outline, in detail, your role and important event details such as requested arrival time and directions.

What time should I expect to be finished?

Depending on your assigned area, you can expect to be finished around 2 or 3 pm. However, we ask that volunteers be flexible if we need you a little bit longer!

What do each of the jobs entail?

  • Most Needed: Choose this option if you’re willing to help us out wherever you’re needed the most! We will assign you appropriately and let you know your assignment in an email before Walk day.
  • Course Directional Monitors: You will help keep our walkers on track and cheer them on along the route.
  • Food & Beverage: You will help us set up the food and beverage tent at the Finish Line and help us distribute food throughout the event.
  • Water Stops: You will be stationed at one of our water stops along the Walk route and help us distribute snacks and water to our awesome walkers while cheering them on!

*Note: Be sure to register early before your desired job fills up!

Is there a minimum age requirement to volunteer?

Yes, we ask that volunteers are 16 years of age or older.

What happens if it rains?

We won’t let bad weather rain on our parade—the Walk will happen rain or shine! Keep an eye on the forecast in the days leading up to the event and plan to bring a rain jacket or boots if necessary.

Is there a fundraising minimum for volunteers?

No, we do not require volunteers to fundraise for the event. However, if you are interested in raising funds for the hospital you definitely can! Access your Fundraising Center by logging in through the Walk homepage.