Volunteer opportunities at Sharp Memorial Hospital

We are currently accepting applications for adults. Our high school program is currently closed and will reopen in the fall. We encourage you to review the frequently asked questions for requirements for all applicants. We do not offer summer-only opportunities for any volunteer position.

It feels good to give back

As a volunteer at Sharp Memorial Hospital, you will give back to the community and meet new people. Other benefits include learning and career exploration, education and wellness forums, recognition prizes, discounted uniforms and a $6 cafeteria meal credit during each shift.

We make it easy and flexible to schedule your volunteer hours. All of our clinical departments utilize a live, cloud-based scheduling program that's accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Choose the opportunity that speaks to you

Whether it's exercising your creativity in our Arts for Healing Program, helping out in nursing units, upscale boutiques or assisting guests at our concierge desk, we will work with you to meet your needs and desires. Here are a few more examples of available opportunities:

  • Family Resource Center/concierge

  • Integrative healing therapies, such as healing touch, Reiki, music and pet therapy (you must be trained already or own a therapy pet)

  • Nursing units

  • Occupational and Physical Therapy (shifts are weekdays only, between 9 am and 4 pm)

  • Pharmacy (does not work with medications)

  • Postoperative areas

  • Upscale boutiques

Volunteer today

We'd love to welcome you to our team. When you're ready to apply, please review our volunteer health clearances and requirements.

Volunteer requirements

At Sharp, we're committed to the highest levels of health and safety. To become one of our volunteers, we ask that you meet our volunteer requirements and obtain the following health clearances for your safety and that of our patients, visitors and staff.

Frequently asked questions

Want to learn more about volunteering with Sharp? Check out the most common questions for volunteers of Sharp Mary Birch, Sharp Memorial and Sharp Mesa Vista hospitals.

If you still need answers, please give us a call at 858-939-3588 or send us an email.