We encourage you to become a volunteer at UC San Diego Health. Our volunteers play an integral role in assisting our staff in their activities of patient care, education and research.

Many of our volunteers say their experiences at UC San Diego Health have been highly rewarding and personally fulfilling, and sometimes, life-changing.

Apply to Volunteer at UC San Diego Health

If you are considering applying to be a UC San Diego Health volunteer, ​you will need to:

  • Be at least age 16 and older
  • Be available to start immediately
  • Commit to a minimum of 100 hours of service over a six- to seven-month period

Become a Volunteer

Experience is not required; just bring your enthusiasm.

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