UCLA Health Volunteen Summer Program
This year the program will be a seven week program. It will begin on Friday, June 26, 2020, and end Friday, August 14, 2020. You will be required to volunteer a minimum of 50 hours. Once you are accepted into the program, as a Volunteen, you may begin your volunteering rotation in the following critical area:
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 to see all areas of the hospital and get clinical exposure. Shifts are available seven days a week.
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.
Volunteers help deliver patient mail and newspapers. 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).
What is the time commitment?
A minimum of 50 hours. Volunteers will design a schedule that best fits his or her availability.
Qualification and Health Requirements
Minimum age 16 years old
Agreement to volunteer 50 hours
Proof of Varicella, MMR and TB. Please click here for detailed information on health requirements
A valid, government-issued photo ID (driver’s license, state ID, passport)
If you currently hold a non-immigrant VISA or VISA Waiver status, our office is only approved to process international students who are full-time matriculating UCLA Students on F-1 Visas issued by Dashew Center.
Applying to the Summer Volunteen Program
*Please plan and anticipate visiting the medical center at least 4 times prior to volunteering*
Step 1: Sign-up for a MANDATORY Information Session on 03/26/2020 (Thu.)
from 5:30pm – 7:30pm PST.
Step 2: Applications will be emailed to those who attend a MANDATORY Information Session.(Please do not mail or drop-off application. It will not be accepted.)
Step 3: Gather all required forms, documents, and proof of immunizations. Bring to MANDATORY Check-In Day (discussed at Information Session).
Step 4: Attend MANDATORY Student Orientation.