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Frequently Asked Questions about Volunteering at UC San Diego Health

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Is there an age requirement for volunteering at UC San Diego Health?

Are there any applicants you are not able to accept?

How do I get started on becoming a volunteer?

How are volunteers selected?

Is previous volunteer or medical experience required?

Are there any medical requirements for volunteering?

Where are volunteers placed?

Can I shadow physicians and other care providers as a volunteer?

What kind of commitment is required for volunteering?

Can I volunteer more than once a week?

May I volunteer if I am not a U.S. citizen?

Is volunteering a good inroad to getting a job with UC San Diego Health?