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*Summer Student Program (SSP)

Mission Bay & Parnassus

Description
Volunteers will be cross-trained to provide a number of supplementary services for our patients, including delivering complimentary newspapers, helping with special events, patient mail and e-mail, and various patient amenities. Volunteers may also support the Gift Shop staff.

Volunteers will be assigned to either Mission Bay or Parnassus.

All interested applicants must complete the pre-application. The pre-application will be available on February 28 after 3pm on our SSP page. Please visit this site for more program details: https://volunteering.ucsfmedicalcenter.org/summer-student-volunteers

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

Schedule

75 Positions available!

Frequency:

Sunday: Mornings, Sunday: Afternoons, Monday: Mornings, Monday: Afternoons, Tuesday: Mornings, Tuesday: Afternoons, Wednesday: Mornings, Wednesday: Afternoons, Thursday: Mornings, Thursday: Afternoons, Friday: Mornings, Friday: Afternoons, Saturday: Mornings, Saturday: Afternoons
Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

Mission Bay & Parnassus
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11 & 12 Long Nursing

UCSF Parnassus

Description

11/12L Heme/Onc/BMT volunteers will provide support for both medical and administrative staff in a variety of projects revolving around patients including visiting with patients, assisting with events, and delivering amenities.


Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Schedule Slots Available!

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Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA, 94142


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14 Long Nursing

UCSF Parnassus

Description

14 L General Medicine & Oncology Annex Unit: Volunteers provide administrative support – filing, copying and collating forms. Volunteers may assist nurses with basic care such as serving and collecting patient meal trays, transporting patients, making beds and running errands. Volunteers must attend a Nursing Training session before volunteering on a hospital unit. Volunteers must be self-directed and able to work independently. 


Requirements

Minimum age: 16

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA, 94142


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7 Long Falls & Safety

UCSF Parnassus

Description
The 7-Long Orthopedic/Neurospine Fall Prevention volunteers assist and support nursing staff by rounding on post-operative patients and reviewing patient education materials in regards to fall precautions. Opportunities are available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings.
Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Parnassus
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9 Long Kidney and Liver Transplant

UCSF Parnassus

Description
filing, copying, spreadsheet updating, stocking supplies, caddies, signs, updating white boards, answering/routing calls, visit & bring amenities to patients
Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Parnassus
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A.C.E. (Acute Care for the Elderly)

UCSF Parnassus

Description
ACE Volunteers visit 1:1 with patients in their rooms, encourage their participation in group activies in the activity room
Schedule

Schedule Slots Available!

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Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Parnassus
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Adult Infusion Center- Mission Bay

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Volunteers interact with patients, siblings, and families while waiting as well as during infusion appointments. They also offer a supportive atmosphere by providing developmentally appropriate activities and supervision in the waiting area.
Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
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Adult Infusion Center- Mt Zion

UCSF Mount Zion

Description
Volunteers interact with patients, siblings, and families while waiting as well as during infusion appointments. They also offer a supportive atmosphere by providing developmentally appropriate activities and supervision in the waiting area.
Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mount Zion
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Adult Lab

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Volunteers greet patients and direct them to appropriate registration area for Adult Lab check in. Volunteers assist with check-in process for appointments. Volunteers also help direct patients to appropriate service lines such as Women's Health, Prepare Department, Infusion Center and Adult and Pediatrics Lab areas. Volunteers will participate in interactions between patients and staff. Opportunities are available Monday-Friday, 10am-2pm.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Frequency:

Monday: Afternoons, Tuesday: Afternoons, Wednesday: Afternoons, Thursday: Afternoons, Friday: Afternoons
Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


Location Description:
Gateway Medical Building Adult Blood Lab
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Adult Life Program

UCSF Parnassus

Description
Volunteers interact with patients and families and assist staff in reducing the stress which can be caused by hospitalization, illness and pain. Volunteers gain experience of being part of a multidisciplinary healthcare team by rounding on new patients, delivering amenities to alleviate boredom, and giving generously of their time at the bedside. Volunteers may also assist with clerical support on the nursing units. Opportunities are available Monday-Friday afternoons.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Frequency:

Tuesday: Mornings, Tuesday: Afternoons, Tuesday: Evenings, Wednesday: Mornings, Wednesday: Afternoons, Wednesday: Evenings, Thursday: Mornings, Thursday: Afternoons, Thursday: Evenings, Friday: Mornings, Friday: Afternoons, Friday: Evenings, Saturday: Mornings, Saturday: Afternoons, Saturday: Evenings
Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA, 94142


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Animal Assisted Therapy

UCSF Parnassus

Description

In conjunction with the SPCA, Animal Assisted Therapy volunteers and their dogs round on specific patient units, visiting with patients and facilitating healing and motivation by sharing the love of companion animals. Potential volunteers must first contact the San Francisco SPCA (415) 554-3061 for additional information and requirements.  


Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA, 94142


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Animal Assisted Therapy: Child Life Services

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
In conjunction with the SPCA, Animal Assisted Therapy volunteers and their dogs round on specific patient units, visiting with patients and facilitating healing and motivation by sharing the love of companion animals. Potential volunteers must first contact the San Francisco SPCA (415) 554-3061 for additional information and requirements.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94143


Location Description:
Benioff Children's Hospital
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Animal Assisted Therapy: Mount Zion

UCSF Mount Zion

Description
In conjunction with the SPCA, Animal Assisted Therapy volunteers and their dogs round on specific patient units, visiting with patients and facilitating healing and motivation by sharing the love of companion animals. Potential volunteers must first contact the San Francisco SPCA (415) 554-3061 for additional information and requirements.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mount Zion
1600 Divisadero Street
San Francisco CA, 94115


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Art for Recovery - Mission Bay

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Art for Recovery provides a safe environment where adults can express the intense feelings that arise in life-threatening illness.  Current projects including Healing Through Writing, Murals in the Clinics, SPIRIT groups, Healing Garden Music Series, Breast Cancer Quilts Project, and Firefly Project. Volunteers help patients connect with their creative spirit through art, journal writing, poetry, music and quilt blocking. Artistic ability is not necessary to participate. Prospective volunteers contact Cynthia Perlis directly at (415) 885-7221 for additional information.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Audiology Clinic - Mt. Zion

UCSF Mount Zion

Description
Volunteers assist with various clerical tasks in the UCSF Audiology Clinic, where patients are treated for hearing loss and related auditory problems in individuals of all ages.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mount Zion
1600 Divisadero Street
San Francisco CA, 94115


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Brew Crew - Mission Bay

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Volunteers round on each of the adult acute care nursing units, socialize with patients and families, and offer complimentary coffee, tea, hot chocolate, bottled water, and apple cider to patients' visitors. Opportunities are available Monday-Wednesday, 1:30pm-5pm.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

Schedule

Schedule Slots Available!

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Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1825 4th Street
San Francisco , 94158


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Brew Crew-Parnassus

UCSF Parnassus

Description
Volunteers round on each of the adult acute care nursing units, socialize with patients and families, and offer complimentary coffee, tea, hot chocolate, bottled water, and apple cider to patients' visitors. Opportunities are available Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

Schedule

Schedule Slots Available!

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Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA, 94142


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Cancer Center

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Volunteers greet patient, family members, and visitors using AIDET, help provide directions and escort to clinics and reception areas, provide kiosk assistance and help with MyChart and support group sign-up. Volunteers also offer amenties such as tea, snacks, blankets, etc. to patients and family members, help with special projects.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Cancer Resource Center - Mission Bay

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
The Ida and Joseph Friend Cancer Resource Center is part of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center which is one of only 19 such designated centers in the country. It provides patients, families and caregivers with access to information about treatment options, emotional support and community resources. The Center also hosts a diverse range of support groups, workshops and movement classes, and maintains a library of books and other media. All CRC programs are free.

The CRC is mostly funded by donations and grants, and depends heavily on volunteers. Duties vary widely, including restocking and distributing patient education materials throughout the Cancer Center, assisting patients who call and walk-in, helping patients find resources to match their needs, updating various databases, performing online research and special projects. Volunteers provide patients in all stages of cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery with a friendly atmosphere and helpful attitude.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Cancer Resource Center - Mount Zion

UCSF Mount Zion

Description
The Ida and Joseph Friend Cancer Resource Center is part of the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center which is one of only 19 such designated centers in the country. It provides patients, families and caregivers with access to information about treatment options, emotional support and community resources.

Volunteer duties vary widely, including restocking and distributing patient education materials throughout the Cancer Center, assisting patients who call and walk-in, helping patients find resources to match their needs, updating various databases, performing online research and special projects. Volunteers provide patients in all stages of cancer diagnosis, treatment and recovery with a friendly atmosphere and helpful attitude. Opportunities are available Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mount Zion
1600 Divisadero Street
San Francisco CA, 94115


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Child Life Services: Art Therapy

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Art therapy volunteers will support the art therapist in utilizing art to promote normal growth and development of patients and families with the aim of minimizing stress realted to illness and hospitalization. Volunteers will assist in facilitation of Open Art Studio and/or Art Group. Responsibilities also include assisting with set-up and clean-up of the programming space.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Schedule Slots Available!

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Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Child Life Services: Bank of America Center for Families

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Center for Families volunteers provide educational materials and other resources to family members, check in/out books, refill supplies and maintain an organized room. This is a great opportunity for interaction with parents and adult family members. Opportunities are available Monday-Friday between 10am-4pm.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Child Life Services: Book Buddies

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Book Buddies read stories to patients at their bedside. Reading aloud with children is an important activity for children to become successful readers.  Book Buddies help to build the skills of reading and develop greater interest in books and reading.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

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Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Child Life Services: Digital Arts Studio

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Digital Arts Studio volunteer engage patients and siblings in digital arts activities, such as making videos, and assist in room management, including helping with signing children in, escorting patients and siblings to and from rooms, maintaining cleanliness of the space and equipment, and assisting with set up and break down of activities. It is important that volunteers have a high level of comfort with technology and are excited to learn about new technologies. Opportunities are available Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

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Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Child Life Services: In Stitches

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Volunteers interact with families of pediatric patients in the weekly knitting group, supporting them in knitting while also learning new knitting skills. The knitting group offers a supportive atmosphere for parents to engage in knitting and interact with their peers. This opportunity is available Monday evenings, 6:00pm-7:30pm.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

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Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Child Life Services: Kids and Art

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Art therapy volunteers will support the art therapist in utilizing art to promote normal growth and development of patients and families with the aim of minimizing stress realted to illness and hospitalization. Volunteers will assist in facilitation of Open Art Studio and/or Art Group. Responsibilities also include assisting with set-up and clean-up of the programming space.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Child Life Services: Music Therapy

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Music therapy volunteers engage patients and family members in music-making activities and assist in room management, including helping with singing to pediatric patients, signing in pediatric patients, escorting them to and from their rooms, and maintaining cleanliness of space and musical equipment.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Child Life Services: Musicians on Call Guide

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Musicians on Call Volunteers serve as guides for musicians as they visit patients throughout the hospital. Guides serve as a liaison between patient, musician, and the Musicians on Call organization. Opportunities are available monthly on Tuesday evenings.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Child Life Services: Pediatric Infusion Center

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Volunteers interact with pediatric patients, siblings, and families while waiting as well as during infusion appointments. They also offer a supportive atmosphere by providing developmentally appropriate activities and supervision in the waiting area.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Schedule Slots Available!

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Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Child Life Services: Pediatric Medical Specialties

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Volunteers interact wth pediatric patients, siblings, and families while waiting for surgery or in the Pediatric Prepare clinic. Volunteers offer a supportive atmosphere by providing developmentally appropriate activities, help with cleaning of toys, games, and other Child Life materials.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Schedule Slots Available!

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Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1825 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Child Life Services: Pediatric Prepare

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Volunteers interact wth pediatric patients, siblings, and families while waiting for surgery or in the Pediatric Prepare clinic. Volunteers offer a supportive atmosphere by providing developmentally appropriate activities, help with cleaning of toys, games, and other Child Life materials.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Child Life services: Peds Emergency

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Volunteers assist the Child Life Department staff in promoting normal growth and development of children and their families while reducing the stress that can be caused by illness and hospitalization. Volunteers help create a welcoming and family-centered environment in the Pediatric Emergency Department.  Basic responsibilities include providing opportunities for children to play, providing brief respite for caregivers to take breaks, assisting with toy cleaning and maintenance of the waiting area and Child Life materials.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

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Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Child Life Services: Playroom

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Playroom volunteers play with patients and their siblings, assist with set up and clean up, participate in arts, crafts, and recreational activities and help to maintain a safe and welcoming environment. Volunteers also help provide toys, board games, puzzles, books, and craft materials to patients at bedside, particularly those who are unable to leave their rooms. Opportunities are Monday-Friday, 9am-4:30pm.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


Location Description:
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital
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Child Life Services: School Program

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
School Program volunteers assist with educational activities in the classroom and tutor patients at bedside and provide educationally-themed diversion and play for school-aged patients and siblings, adding to their well-being and comfort. Volunteers maintain cleanliness of space, including helping with cleaning of School Room materials, assist with recruiting, sign-in, and escorting of patients/siblings to and from their rooms. In addition, tutoring opportunities are available in the outpatient Pediatric Dialysis Clinic. Opportunities are available Monday - Friday, 9:15am-3pm.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

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Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Child Life Services: Scrapbooking

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Volunteers interact with pediatric families during a weekly scrapbooking group, by offering assistance in a supportive atmosphere for parents to engage in scrapbooking while interacting with their peers. Volunteers also assist in organizing, maintaining, and cleaning equipment and materials. Opportunities are available Tuesdays, 2pm-4:30pm.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

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Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Child Life Services: Teen Lounge

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Teen Lounge volunteers interact with patients 13 years and older in the Teen Lounge, assist with set up and clean up, participate in arts & crafts and recreational activities and help to maintain a safe and engaging environment.  The Teen Lounge has a foosball table, a pool table, computers, a PS3 game system, Wii, board games, magazines and music for teens..

Requirements

Minimum age: 21

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Child Life Services: Dec My Room

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
"Dec My Room" volunteers help decorate the rooms of pediatric patients who have an extended hospital stay of 3 weeks or longer. The rooms are decorated with knowledge of the personal likes and interests of each individual, transforming their hospital room into a more personalized healing space. Please note this is an "as-needed" opportunity and is not a weekly commitment. Occasional opportunities are available Monday-Friday, between 9am-4:30pm.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Eucharistic Ministers

UCSF Parnassus

Description
Eucharistic Ministry Volunteers visit Roman Catholic patients in the hospital daily and distribute Holy Communion, offer prayers, and give comfort in accordance with the Church's ritual practices and in collaboration with UCSF Health's Department of Spiritual Care Services. People who are interested in this role must have received the rite of confirmation and be in full union with the Roman Catholic Church; they must be commissioned Eucharistic Ministers by their own parish; they must undergo training to serve as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion; and they must present a recommendation letter to UCSF from the priest at their home parish attesting to these requirements. Opportunities are available every day of the week at both Parnassus and Mission Bay hospitals, and volunteers who can commit to a regular weekly shift would be particularly appreciated.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

12 Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA, 94142


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Eucharistic Ministers

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Eucharistic Ministry Volunteers visit Roman Catholic patients in the hospital daily and distribute Holy Communion, offer prayers, and give comfort in accordance with the Church's ritual practices and in collaboration with UCSF Health's Department of Spiritual Care Services. People who are interested in this role must have received the rite of confirmation and be in full union with the Roman Catholic Church; they must be commissioned Eucharistic Ministers by their own parish; they must undergo training to serve as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion; and they must present a recommendation letter to UCSF from the priest at their home parish attesting to these requirements. Opportunities are available every day of the week at both Parnassus and Mission Bay hospitals, and volunteers who can commit to a regular weekly shift would be particularly appreciated.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

19 Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Falls and Safety Team (F.A.S.T.)

UCSF Parnassus

Description
A specialized team of volunteers makes daily rounds on patients identified as high risk for falls. Each volunteer is trained by a clinical nurse to assist patients regarding safety and falls precautions. All volunteers in this component of service must be comfortable interacting and conversing with a diverse patient population. Opportunities are available Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA, 94142


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Falls and Safety Team (F.A.S.T.): Mission Bay

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Specialized team of volunteers make daily rounds on patients identified as high risk for falls.  Each volunteer is trained by a clinical nurse to assist patients regarding safety and falls precautions. All volunteers in this component of service must be comfortable interacting and conversing with a diverse patient population.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Schedule Slots Available!

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Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1855 4th Street
San Francisco , 94158


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Friend To Friend Gift Shop - Mt. Zion

UCSF Mount Zion

Description
Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mount Zion
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Gift Shop - Mission Bay

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
The Gift Shop offers a wide selection of merchandise including books, magazines, toys, jewelry, greeting cards, fresh flowers and plants, and assorted candies. All proceeds from the Gift Shop benefit patient programs. Volunteers will be greeting and assisting customers with purchases, pricing merchandise, assembling phone and online orders, answering phones, wrapping gifts, stocking supplies, delivering gifts and flowers to patients and filling balloons. Opportunities are available mornings and afternoons, Monday-Friday.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Frequency:

Sunday: Afternoons, Monday: Mornings, Monday: Afternoons, Tuesday: Mornings, Tuesday: Afternoons, Wednesday: Mornings, Wednesday: Afternoons, Thursday: Mornings, Thursday: Afternoons, Friday: Mornings, Friday: Afternoons, Saturday: Afternoons
Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Gift Shop- Parnassus

UCSF Parnassus

Description
The Gift Shop offers a wide selection of merchandise including books, magazines, toys, jewelry, greeting cards, fresh flowers and plants, and assorted candies. All proceeds from the Gift Shop benefit patient programs. Volunteers will be greeting and assisting customers with purchases, pricing merchandise, assembling phone and online orders, answering phones, wrapping gifts, stocking supplies, delivering gifts and flowers to patients and filling balloons. Opportunities are available mornings and afternoons, Monday-Friday.

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA, 94142


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Hug-MeHeart Pillow Sewing

UCSF Parnassus

Description
Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Parnassus
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Integrated Pain and Palliative Care (IP3)

UCSF Mission Bay

Description
Volunteers round on the pediatric units and help to restock palliative care and bereavement supplies on a weekly basis. Volunteers may also support the Palliative Care administrative staff with creating bereavement packets and helping with other clerical tasks. One opportunity is available Monday or Tuesday morning.

Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


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Knitters

UCSF Parnassus

Description

Volunteers knit hats, shawls, and lap blankets for oncology patients.

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA, 94142


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Knitting Instruction for Expectant Mothers

UCSF Mission Bay

Description

Volunteers knitters share their passion and talent for crocheting and/or knitting with expectant mothers, who are patients in the Antepartum Unit. Volunteers should be comfortable knitting and/or crocheting and teaching others in small groups. One opportunity is available on a weekly basis.


Requirements

Minimum age: 18

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Mission Bay
1975 4th Street
San Francisco CA, 94158


Location Description:
Benioff Children's Hospital
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Lakeshore Clinic - Family Medicine

UCSF Parnassus

Description
Volunteers at the Family Medicine Lakeshore Clinic greet and direct patients, assist them with using the kiosk for signing in and for making payments with patient acknowledgement and approval, and help maintain patient displays (practice information, health education materials).

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA, 94142


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Medical Surgical ICU Program

UCSF Parnassus

Description
Volunteers provide companionship to ICU patients and families and provide amenities to them such as arts and crafts supplies, games, newspapers, blankets, etc. Volunteers also help patients and families with ordering meals, checking out iPads, and inviting families and patients to participate in feedback and recognition programs such as waiting room surveys and SHINE recognition cards for nursing staff. In addition, volunteers help to increase the availability of current Patient & Visitor Services such as the "Brew Crew," "Music is Good Medicine," and other patient amenity support services (DVD players and movies, laptops, and audio books).

Requirements

Minimum age: 16

Schedule

Unlimited Positions available!

Location

Where the Opportunity will occur

UCSF Parnassus
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco CA, 94142


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