Thank you for your interest in volunteering with UCSF! Volunteers serve for many reasons, but most come to help others and contribute to the community. In addition, volunteers may learn about the medical profession and be a part of a team dedicated to providing the highest quality health care.


  • UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus
  • UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco (183 beds): Urgent care, emergency department and pediatric primary and specialty outpatient care
  • UCSF Betty Irene Moore Women's Hospital (36 beds): Cancer care, specialty surgery, a 36-bed birth center and select women's ambulatory services
  • UCSF Bakar Cancer Hospital (70 beds): Inpatient and outpatient cancer services, surgery for broad range of cancer specialties utilizing sophisticated technology, such as robotic surgery and intra-operative radiation therapy
  • UCSF Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building: Outpatient services for children, women and cancer patients

Informational Sessions/Orientations

If you are a college or non-student, due to the high level of interest from our community, we are not accepting additional applications at this time. Please check our website on Monday, August 24th for updates on information sessions and orientations.

If you are a high school student and are interested in the Summer Student Volunteer Program, please call our Parnassus office at (415) 353-1196 on Monday, April 6th for an information packet and application.

Related Information

Contact Us

Volunteer Services
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
505 Parnassus Ave., Room M-167
Box 0208
San Francisco, CA 94143-0208

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – noon,
1 – 5 p.m., Monday to Friday

Phone: (415) 353-1196
Fax: (415) 353-8943

Vicki Kleemann, director of Volunteer Services
Debbie Gin, coordinator of Volunteer Services
Jennifer Chin Satake, coordinator of Volunteer Services

Recognize a volunteer by submitting a H.E.A.R.T.S. (Honoring Exceptional And Random Treasured Service) form.