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Thank you for your interest in volunteering for UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. Due to current COVID-19 precautions, we have temporarily suspended volunteer service. Please check our website periodically for the latest updates. 

We appreciate your interest in serving our young patients and their families.

 

 

Join us!

Our esteemed volunteers assist in a variety of opportunities to provide our patients and families with kindness and compassion and bring a little joy to their hospital experience. We have over 400 committed volunteers who give a minimum of 6 months and countless hours and energy to make our hospital one of the best!

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland offers several options for

  • Adult Volunteers
  • Pet Therapy Volunteers
  • High School Summer Volunteers
  • College Summer Volunteers

Adult Volunteers Program

Our adult hospital volunteers are active throughout our clinics providing support and comfort to our patients and their families.

More information about: Adult Hospital Volunteers Program

Paw Providers Pet Therapy Volunteers

Registered pet therapy volunteers and their dogs provide emotional and healing support to patients in our hospital and clinics.

More information about: Pet Therapy Volunteers

High School Summer Volunteer Program

Our High School Volunteer Program is now full and we are no longer accepting new applications. Please check back in the spring of 2020.

Our High School Summer Volunteer Program offers 16 and 17-year-old students the opportunity to volunteer in a hospital setting and gain valuable experience by providing comfort to our patients.

More information about: High School Summer Volunteer Program

College Summer Volunteer Program

Our Summer College Volunteer Program is now full and we are no longer accepting new applications. Please check back in the spring of 2020.

The Summer College Program is designed for college students and or graduating high school students that are attending college in the fall.

More information about: College Summer Volunteer Program

Auxiliary Groups

A network of community and an independent non-profit volunteer organizations have been advocating for our hospital for over 100 years. Find information about joining a volunteer-run auxiliary group dedicated to raising funds to support our mission and to raising awareness of pediatric health issues.

More information about: Affiliated Auxiliary-Groups

Thank You!

Thank you for your interest, and we can't wait to help you discover how you can get involved!

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