University of California San Francisco
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center

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

In order to better gauge your interests and availability, we request that you complete our volunteer interest form and mail or email it to:

Paul Asfour
UCSF Cancer Support Center
1600 Divisadero St., Room B-101
San Francisco, CA 94143-1725

You will be contacted after your form is received. Please contact Paul with any volunteering questions at 415-885-3785 or