Here's what you need to become a volunteer...

Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering with UCSF Health. We will be re-opening our volunteer registration again on Monday, October 7th. 

 

Adult Volunteer

Requirements:

Must be at least 18 years or older at the time of registration

  1. Onboarding: Complete the volunteer onboarding process by the specified dates for your onboarding cohort.This includes completion of the online orientation and attending a group interview
  2. Time Commitment: Volunteers must serve one three-hour shift on the same day each week and complete a minimum of 100 hours of service over at least six months
  3. Health Requirements: Volunteers must have the proper immunizations listed below
  4. Background Check: Adult volunteers are required to complete a background check

* Opportunities to serve UCSF pediatric patients requires  that Volunteers be 18 years old and older

Teen Volunteer

Requirements:

Must be at least 16 years of age at the time of registration

  1. Onboarding: Complete the volunteer onboarding process by the specified dates for your onboarding cohort.This includes completion of the Online Orientation and attending a Group Interview
  2. Time Commitment: Volunteers must serve one three-hour shift on the same day each week and complete a minimum of 100 hours of service over at least six months
  3. Health Requirements: Volunteers must have the proper immunizations listed below
  4. Background Check: When teen volunteers turn 18 years of age, they are required to take a background check

* Opportunities for Teens 16-17  are avaialbe with UCSF adult patient populations, Monday through Friday from 8:30am-5:00pm, Weekends in our Gift Shops from 11:00am-4:00pm 

 

Health Requirements:

If you are accepted to volunteer at UCSF, you will be required to provide proof of the immunizations listed below. Volunteers may visit their own provider to meet the health requirements, or may utilize UCSF's complimentary services to receive Final Health Clearance through UCSF Occupational Health Services. Please note: multiple visits may be required. 

  1. Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR): proof of 2 vaccinations or a positive blood titer
  2. Varicella (Chicken Pox): proof of 2 vaccinations or a positive blood titer
  3. Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap): must have been administered after 2005 to include the booster for Pertussis or whooping cough 
  4. Flu Shot: required during flu season - As required by state law, anyone who declines a flu shot must sign a declination form and wear a hospital-supplied mask while in areas where patients are seen, evaluated and treated. ​​​​​​*Volunteers serving in the Benioff Children's Hospital, that decline the flu vaccine, are required to take a leave of absence during flu season, per Child Life Services policy.* Click here for the 2018-2019 Flu Clinic Schedule
  5. Hepatitis B: EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT VOLUNTEERS ONLY
  6. Tuberculosis (TB) Requirements: Proof of 2 Negative TB skin test (volunteers must complete option A, B, or C):  
  • Option A: Two negative TB skin tests:  1 within the last three months and 1 within the last year
  • Option B: 1 Negative QuantiFeron Blood Test and 1 Negative TB skin test within the last three months
  • Option C: 1 Negative chest x-ray report completed within the past year, if you have a positive TB skin test (must provide proof of positive skin test results)

 

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