Volunteering at Stanford Health Care

Make a difference and join our dedicated team! As a state-of-the-art medical facility, we are committed to excellence in world-class care and personal service. Volunteers are a vital part of Stanford Health Care's team, delivering care and compassion!

The Volunteer Resources Department at Stanford Health Care requires that candidates interested in volunteering commit to 100 hours of service. Due to extremely high demand, we require a continuous six-month commitment of 1 shift per week (3-4 hours per shift).

Contact information

Volunteer Resources
300 Pasteur Drive, H1130H
Stanford, CA 94305 
Email:  VolunteerResources@stanfordmed.org
Phone: 650-723-7424.

Ideal volunteers for Stanford Health Care are:

  • Energetic
  • Compassionate
  • Communicative (must be proficient in English language)
  • Committed (at least 6 months commitment required, one shift per week)
  • Age 16 or older (age 16-17 for Junior Program, age 18 and older for Adult Program)

Volunteers are not shadowing, observing, or interning. Our volunteers are in non-clinical roles, enhancing the patient experience. We invite you to learn more about our Adult Program, College Summer Program, and Student Program.


An online portal for volunteers where you can:

  • Manage your contact info
  • Check your schedule
  • Log your hours
  • Receive messages