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VA Northern California Health Care System

 

Volunteer Assignments

We've listed some of the ways you can volunteer below. However, if you have special skills to offer, please call us so we can discuss how you can best use your talents to help our patients.

Volunteer Van Drivers

Help pick-up outpatients receiving chemotherapy, dialysis, radiation therapy, and other outpatient appointments. To fill this role, you must have a current drivers license, automobile insurance and pass a physical exam. Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon or 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.

Information Desk Volunteer

Help patients and visitors with information and clinic locations. Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon, or 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m.

Parking Lot Golf Cart Drivers

Help outpatients in our large parking areas with access to the medical center or outpatient clinics. To fill this role, you must have a current drivers license, automobile insurance and pass a physical exam. Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon or 12:00 noon - 3:30 p.m.

Volunteer Office Assistant

Provide office support to medical or administrative offices in the medical center or outpatient clinics. Duties include filing, answering phones, and greeting and directing patients. Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon or 12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m.

Pharmacy Assistant

Help the inpatient pharmacies with medication deliveries throughout the medical center. Hours: vary.

Volunteer Patient Reminder Caller

Help make phone calls to remind patients about their scheduled appointments. Open hours.

Volunteer Patient Reminder Caller

Help make phone calls to remind patients about their scheduled appointments. Open hours.

Patient Escort Volunteers

Provide assistance with pushing patients in wheelchairs to their scheduled appointments. Open hours.

Magazine/Book Cart Helper

Sort donated magazines and books and take the cart to designated waiting areas. Open hours.

Amenity Relief Volunteer

Assist and support nursing staff on inpatient units by providing amenities and special attention to patients as needed. Open hours.

Magazine / Book Cart

Sort donated magazines and books, and take the cart to designated waiting areas. Open hours.

Mail Room Assistant

Complete mail room projects and deliver mail to medical center, outpatient clinic or administrative departments. Open hours.

Special Projects Assistant

Assist and participate with mail outs, events and other special projects as needed. Open hours.

Information Kiosk Assistant

Encourage veterans to learn and use patient friendly information kiosks to obtain information on VA benefits, order prescriptions, find information about medical conditions and other benefits and information. Open hours.