Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Support

As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to help patients connect with the supportive care services they need, as well as to learn within the environment of a major cancer center. The program provides individual on-the-job training and offers group trainings during the year.

  • Answer inquiries about our supportive care programs and services
  • Direct patients to educational materials
  • Make rounds in the clinical waiting areas and infusion treatment areas
  • Work on special projects with Cancer Resource Center staff
  • Provide administrative and programming support

Requirements for volunteering are:

  • successfully completion of the UCSF Volunteer Services onboarding requirements
  • a solid commitment of one shift a week for a minimum of six months
  • strong communication skills and a desire to engage with others
  • a desire to help
  • a desire to learn

Thank you for your interest in volunteering in our Patient and Family Cancer Support Center at UCSF.

As of February 2022, new volunteer onboarding is still on hold at this time. Please check the UCSF Volunteer website at https://volunteering.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/welcome periodically for the latest updates.

If you have any questions regarding volunteering at our Patient and Family Cancer Support Center, please contact Bernardo Diaz at [email protected]. For questions regarding Volunteer Services in general, please contact them at [email protected].