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CLINICAL VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS

Childrens Hospital of Orange County/ commitment = 100 hours


455 S. Main Street, Orange, CA 92868
714 532-8889
http://choc.com/ email: volunteers@choc.org
*CHOC at the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Ana is under this system

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
17100 Euclid Street, Fountain Valley, CA 92708 Telephone 714 966-7200If you would like to
join our team of volunteers, please email Kim Esson, Volunteer Coordinator at
kimberly.esson@tenethealth.com. Please note that due to the popularity of our volunteer
program, the best way to reach Kim is through email.
If you would like to join our team of volunteers, please email Kim Esson, Volunteer
Coordinator at kimberly.esson@tenethealth.com. Please note that due to the popularity of our
Must be at least 15 years of age (see below for Jr. Volunteers)
Volunteer Requirements:
Submit a completed application. You may pick up an application in the Main Lobby of the
hospital. Applications are not online.
Complete a Personal Interview
Undergo Background Screening Clearance
Pass a Medical Health Screening*
Attend a Hospital Orientation*
*After you have cleared the Background Screening and Interview process.
HOAG Hospital Clinical Care Extender Program/ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS NOW
INTERVIEWING THROUGH MARCH 26TH
1 Hoag Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92663
280 hours required/ 1 four hour shift per week
Rotate through 3-4 departments Telephone 949 764-5740
Applications every three months
http://www.hoag.org/volunteering/clinical-care-extenders
A hands-on clinical internship that allows participants to experience direct patient contact.
Interns rotate among different clinical and administrative departments in a health care setting
while working alongside health care professionals as members of the patient care team.

Kaiser Permanente, Irvine
6640 Alton Pkway, Irvine, CA 92618
Volunteer Services/ currently full. Check in 2 months
Kathleen Bungy, Director 949 932-2704

Saint Josephs Hospital/ commitment = 100 hours
1100 West Stewart Drive, Orange, CA 92868
714 771- 8125
http://www.sjo.org/Ways_to_Give/Volunteer-Services.aspx
email: volunteers@stjoe.org
Has La Amistad de Jose Family Center/clinic in Orange
Puente a la Salud Mobile Community Clinic. Medical, dental & vision care

Share Ourselves Community Clinic
1550 Superior Ave., Costa Mesa, Ca 92627
Julie Larson, Volunteer Services Director
949 650-0186, extension 227
jlarson@shareourselves.org
http://www.shareurselves.org/
Holding interviews in the next couple of months. Limited number of openings, great need of
Spanish speakers due to patient population. Opportunities for medical, dental and pharmacy and
do have a waiting list going.

Western Medical Center
1001 N. Tustin Ave., Santa Ana, CA 92705
www.westernmedicalcenter.com/HospitalServices/Volunteer Program
714 943-3451
Becoming a Volunteer: Orientation classes for prospective volunteers are held four times a
year. Each session is four hours long and is followed by at least two on-the-job shifts of training
by another volunteer. After a volunteer has completed orientation and training satisfactorily, he
or she works at least one 4-hour shift every week.

University of California, HealthCare (UCI Medical Center)
101 The City Drive South, Orange, CA 92868
Volunteer Program
http://www.healthcare.uci.edu/volunteer-services/college.asp
Can submit application on line
Coordinators: Michelle Sinclair, Barbara Arbor, 714 456-6742
Other Clinics: UCI Family Health Center/downtown Santa Ana & Family Health Center
Anaheim

Lestonnac Free Clinic
1215 East Chapman Avenue
Orange, CA 92866
714 633-4600

Lestonnac Free Clinic
1206 E. 17
th
Street, Suite 101
Santa Ana, CA 92701
714 616 - 6498

Emergency Medicine SCRIBE Program
$10.00 per hour. Different locations.
Work alongside MDs
Information and application web site: http://emscribesystems.com/become-EMSS-scribe.html

MORE OPPORTUNI TI ES/ RESOURCES
Latino Health Access is a non profit community based organization focused at health promotion,
preventative services and educational programs. Located in Santa Ana. *this organization has
received outstanding cognition for its exemplary services and educational programs.
Web site for information is: www.latinohealth.access.org/

Access OC
25283 Cabot Road, Suite 101
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
www.accessoc.org email at info@accessoc.org
949 457-7710

Access OC addresses the lack of access to specialty care for the uninsured and low-income
patients in Orange County. The outpatient surgery program utilizes medical volunteers to
provide free out-patient surgeries to local residents in need. Seven Hospitals participate in the
network including Hoag Memorial, Kaiser Permanente, Saddleback Memorial Hospital San
Clemente, Saddleback Memorial Hospital Laguna Hills, Mission Hospital, St. Joseph Hospital of
Orange County, and Saint Jude Medical Center. More than 400 physicians, nurses and other
hospital staff volunteer to provide surgeries for low income patients. Undergraduate students
have the opportunity to volunteer at Access OC. Volunteer positions are limited due to the high
number of applicants. For more information contact the program.

Los Angeles County + USC Healthcare Network
Impatient Tower
Volunteer Office, 1
st
floor, Room 1K 311
1200 North State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033
Tel. 323 409-6945
If you are interested in pursuing a career as a physician, community involvement and gaining
valuable experience in a major metropolitan hospital. The LAC-USC Department of Patient &
Volunteer Services Program provides patient focused volunteer opportunities. For more
information contact the program office at the telephone listed above, or google LAC-USC
volunteer for more information.

Camp Ronald McDonald for Good Times
providing year-round, cost-free, sleep-away camp for children with cancer and their families.
www.campronaldmcdonald.org
310 268-8488 toll free: 800 625-7292


Camp del Corazon
A free of charge summer camp for kids with heart disease
www.campdelcorazon.org
818 754-0312

Camp Pavia
for Children and Adults with disabilities
www.abilityfirst.org
909 338-1102

BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH & COMMUNITY OUTREACH/EDUCATION
National Institutes of Health. Some of the programs may include community outreach and
education in the summer programs for college students. Look at the National Institute of
Environmental Health Sciences, National Cancer Institute and the National Center on Minority
Health and Health Disparities. Web site: www.nih.gov

FOR PHARMACY: Recommendations,
Seek positions at CVs, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Join UCI Pre Pharmacy Society, Flying Sams/has
pharmacy componentnetworking to learn about clinical opportunities

FOR OPTOMETRY/DENTIST: Recommendations,
Look at local practices/contact for possible internships. Also join UCI Pre dental and Pre
Optometry student organizations & network to learn about opportunities

FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY
Sports Medicine Program
UCI Coach Pluemer/ 1 year program/recruits in the spring
949 824-2876 jpluemer@uci.edu

Companion Hospice
Companion Hospice is looking for volunteers. If you are at least 18 years old and are willing to
donate 1-4 hours per week to assist one of our very special folks, please contact us. In return for
a gift of your time, you will receive training, ongoing support and a wonderful feeling in your
heart.
http://www.companionhospice.com/
Orange county telephone number 714 560-8177
Email: info@companionhospice.com

Bio. 199 research at the UCI Medical Center that has a clinical focus/provides patient interaction
Review faculty Bio. 199 opportunities in Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, and others that offer
human subject based research

The Coalition of Orange County Community Health Centers
http://www.coccc.org
The Coalition of Orange County Community Health Centers provides services for underserved
communities and is composed of 22 licensed community health care organizations with over 65
locations.
At web site click on Clinic Directory. Volunteer opportunities will vary greatly, and may not be
available at some sites.

Updated: 1/15/2013