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Orientation Information

​​Thank you for your interest in volunteering at UC San Diego Health! We are very appreciative.

The steps to becoming a volunteer include:

  • Applying to attend an orientation. These two-hour orientation sessions are held approximately every six weeks. 
  • Receiving an electronic (email) invitation to the orientation. You must be invited to our orientations.
  • Attending an orientation. You must attend an orientation before you can become a volunteer.
Learn more about the volunteer application process.

Next Orientation: March 2, 2017 

Applications are currently being accepted for our March orientation. 

When: Thursday, March 2, 2017, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Main Auditorium, UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest; 200 W. Arbor Drive, San Diego, 92103

Please apply to this orientation only if you:

  • Are able to start volunteering soon after it
  • Can commit 100 hours of service over an approximately six-month period
  • Are positive you can attend on the date/time

How to Apply

Download and complete the one-page Application Form. No other application form is accepted.

Mail application to: 

Volunteer Services
UC San Diego Medical Center
200 W. Arbor Dr., #8959
San Diego, CA 92103

Applications are accepted by US MAIL ONLY (no faxes or e-mails) and must be postmarked between January 27th and February 18th to be considered for the March orientation. Paperwork that is not postmarked between these dates will not be retained. E-mail notifications will be sent on February 24 for those applicants selected for attendance. Please make sure to check your spam folders for the invitation; some people have missed the invitation because it was filtered into spam, junk, or social folders (the majority were g-mail accounts).

Directions And Parking

  • See driving directions to UC San Diego Medical Center.
  • You will be responsible for the parking fee in the Arbor parking structure. Please allow ample time to find parking.

Contact Us

Orientation Location

UC San Diego Health  Hillcrest

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