Volunteer at Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Clinic
Volunteers at Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Clinic enjoy an enriching experience being part of our caring team. Whether your interest is giving back to your community, exploring careers in health care, or filling retirement hours and meeting new people, we strive to make your volunteer experience personally rewarding. Depending on individual interests, some of our volunteers work in patient care units and others provide valuable assistance in support areas, information desks or gift shops.
What are the requirements for volunteering?
People of all backgrounds and abilities who want to help others can become volunteers. Adults, college student, and high school students (minimum age 15) are eligible. Previous experience is not required, as we provide training for all positions.
We are looking for caring, dependable people willing to make a 6-month commitment of 4 hours per week.
What positions are offered?
We have many different opportunities to serve in various areas of the hospital and clinic, including:
- Ambulatory surgery center
- Gift shops
- Health information
- ICU and urgent care
- Patient escort
- Patient amenities/concierge services
- Therapy dog program
- Nursing and surgical units
- Nutrition and dietary services
- Volunteer services
The volunteer office will work closely with you to help determine the best placement. Our goal is to match your interests, skills and availability with the needs of our hospital and clinics.
How do I get started?
Complete a volunteer application below and mail it to the volunteer services department at the address listed at the top of the form.
- Volunteer Application for Adults and College Students (PDF, 89.4 KB)
- Volunteer Application for High School Students (PDF, 25.5 KB)
High school volunteer applicants require parental consent and a recommendation from a teacher or school counselor. Minimum age is 15 and students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.
The volunteer services department will review all applications, check references and contact qualified candidates to schedule a placement interview.
Applicants who are chosen for volunteer positions will need to attend an orientation and receive a health clearance (2 TB tests and proof of immunity for required diseases).
For more information
Kimberly Corona, Manager of Volunteer Services
Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Clinic
10666 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037
Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you to our Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Clinic volunteer family!