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Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
We are not able to accept court-ordered service applications.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering at UC San Diego Health. Please log in and apply through our online application portal.
Applications are screened individually. Volunteers are not selected on a first-come, first-served basis. Specifically, we would like to know which areas of UC San Diego Health interested you, what your motivation for volunteering is and what qualities you have that you think will enhance our program.
No prior experience is required.
You will be required to provide proof of immunity to measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox). This can be done by providing proof of two immunizations for each of these diseases or a blood titer report from a lab that shows immunity. Clearance for tuberculosis (TB) is also required, but if you are accepted into the program, UC San Diego Health will provide that screening.
current volunteer opportunities.
Shadowing is not part of the Volunteer Services Program.
The minimum volunteer commitment is 100 hours, which typically takes six to seven months to complete, with one four-hour shift per week. Anyone interested in applying should consider seriouly whether or not they have the time to make this long-term commitment. Please note that to receive verification of hours, the minimum commitment of 100 hours must be met.
This can be discussed during the placement interview.
Certain visa classifications may not be eligible for participation in the volunteer program because of government restrictions. Contact Volunteer Services at
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There is no link between Human Resources and Volunteer Services, so if you are interested in jobs at UC San Diego Health, check the