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Scripps Health

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Whether guiding visitors to their loved one's room, providing comfort items to patients or helping staff with provide excellent patient care, Scripps volunteers touch lives of our patients in may ways. Volunteers greet patients and visitors, assist patients at the bedside, support patient’s family members in the waiting rooms, and assist staff members in clinical areas.

Volunteers are assigned to shifts in the Intensive Care Units, Emergency Department, Nursing Units, Volunteer Office, Gift Shop, Canine Therapy, Waiting Rooms, Information desk and much more. Do you know how to knit or crochet? We are looking for volunteers who can make caps for our newborns.

Our volunteers give thousands of hours of service each year in many different ways. Our volunteers’ efforts are appreciated by staff, physicians, patients and their families and enhance the overall level of care we provide.

Volunteers must be vaccinated for COVID-19 and at least 15 years of age. Volunteers must be willing to make a commitment to volunteering for six months and 100 hours and serve in at least one four-hour shift a week.

We have opportunities throughout the Scripps system and at various locations. Please let us know what area of town you wish to volunteer.

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About Scripps Health

Location:

9888 Genesee Ave., 9888 Genesee Avenue - LJ10, La Jolla, CA 92037, US

Mission Statement

Volunteers are always needed at Scripps Health. Now is an exciting time to volunteer at Scripps because our campus is growing. We are recruiting for volunteers to for many of our sites. The most rewarding reason to volunteer cannot be measured. As a volunteer, you gain valuable experience, learn new skills, make friends and meet others who share the same values and interests. Our volunteers’ efforts are appreciated by staff, physicians, patients and their families and enhance the overall level of care we provide.

Description

Scripps Health volunteers touch the lives in many ways. Volunteers greet patients and visitors, assist patients at their bedside, support patient’s family members in the waiting rooms, and assist staff members in clinical areas. Our volunteers give thousands of hours of service each year in many different ways.

Volunteers must have the COVID-19 vaccination and be at least 15 years of age. Volunteers must be willing to make a commitment to volunteering at least one shift a week. Scripps Health volunteers include high school and college students, homemakers, part-time workers, retired persons and seniors. Volunteers may have unique opportunities to work in the emergency department, intensive care unit, or surgery.

Volunteer training

After an initial interview and health screening, volunteers are assigned to an area of their choice and attend a site orientation. We offer training programs and continuing education to help volunteers remain efficient and effective.

Community
Health & Medicine
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Scripps HealthVolunteer ServicesSan Diego, CA 92037

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Retail / Sales
  • Administrative Support
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months and 100 hours/at least one shift a week
  • Health Screening, New Volunteer Orientation, COVID Immunization, TB test & Background check (provided by Scripps)

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