Once you are accepted into the program, you may choose to begin your volunteering rotation in one of the following critical areas:
Wayfinders are student ambassadors. Wayfinders are stationed at hospital entrances and greet each visitor/patient along with providing wheelchair and escort assistance. Wayfinders must be friendly, proactive, and have good communication and customer service skills. 2-hour shifts are available Monday-Friday between 8:00am - 4:00pm. Due to the standing nature of this position, 4 hours will be rewarded for 2 hours of Wayfinding service.
Patient Transport assists in the Patient Transport office at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. They are responsible for discharging patients, assisting in transfers, and helping the patient transport staff. This is a great opportunity for students who would like to see all areas of the hospital and get clinical exposure. Shifts are available seven days a week.
Volunteers help deliver patient mail and newspapers and assist with clerical needs of the hospital. The assignments can change each shift depending on needs of department . Volunteers are assigned to the Volunteer Office for one, four-hour shift per week between 9:00 am - 4:00 am on Monday through Friday (weekends are not available).
You must complete 50 hours in the selected department before you rotate to another approved department.
A minimum of 100 hours, volunteering four hours a week. Volunteers will design a schedule that best fits his or her availability.
Step 1: Sign-up for a MANDATORY Zoom Information Session.
Step 2: Applications will be emailed after the MANDATORY Information Session. Only those who attend the MANDATORY Information Session will receive an application. Complete online application (Please do not mail or drop-off application. It will not be accepted.)
Step 3: After Information Session, complete MANDATORY background check (discussed at Information Session)
Step 4: Complete and upload all required training modules and medical requirements by a certain date (discussed at Information Session).
Step 5: Attend MANDATORY Student Orientation.
|Zoom Information Sessions||In- Person Orientations|
|Summer 2022- April 2022 sign-up CLOSED||Summer 2022- June 2022|
|Fall 2022- August 2022 sign-up available 7/13/22||Fall 2022- September 2022|
|Winter 2023- November 2022 sign-up available 10/4/22||Winter 2023- January 2023|
|Spring 2023- February 2023 sign up available 1/11/23||Spring 2023- April 2023|
If you have any questions, please email [email protected].
CLICK HERE to be directed to all volunteer requirements.
Parking: Volunteer Services is unable to provide free parking for student volunteers.