Volunteer Orientation Information

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with UC San Diego Health System

Your first step to volunteering with our program is to submit an application for a reservation at our next orientation. Seating for attendance at the orientation is limited. All applications received during the specified time frame will be reviewed. Approximately 175 people will be selected and invited to attend the orientation.

Please do not submit an application unless you can commit to 100 hours of service over the next six to seven months, and are sure you can attend the scheduled orientation. NO 'SUMMER-ONLY' VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE.

Applications are currently being accepted


Thursday, May 29, 2014, 3:00pm to 5:00pm
UC San Diego Medical Center - HILLCREST
200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego
Main Auditorium

How to Apply

Download and complete the Application Form (no other forms required at this time; if selected, you will submit the remainder of the forms at a later time)

Mail application form to:
Volunteer Services
UC San Diego Medical Center
200 W. Arbor, #8959
San Diego, CA 92103

Applications are accepted by US MAIL ONLY (no faxes or e-mails, please) and must be postmarked between April 17th and May 14th, 2014 in order to be considered for the May orientation.

  • Paperwork that is not postmarked between April 17th and May 14th will not be considered or retained by the Volunteer Services office.
  • E-mail notifications will be sent by May 22, 2014 for those applicants selected for attendance.
  • Please do not contact the volunteer office to check on the status of your application.



UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest

  • Review the map to help guide you to UC San Diego Medical Center, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego. The auditorium is located in the northwest corner of the Medical Center's main building – follow the yellow signs.
  • Park in the Arbor Dr. parking structure, in the visitor section. You will be responsible for the parking fee. Please allow ample time to find parking.

Other Important Information

  1. Review the information on our website.
  2. Look over the various areas of volunteer opportunities.
  3. Bring a pen to the orientation and please be on time.

Department of Volunteer Services
200 West Arbor Drive
West Wing Room 100
San Diego, CA 92103-8959
Fax: 619-543-5809
Office Hours:
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday