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Volunteer with RUHS Medical Center and RUHS Foundation!

Volunteers at RUHS Medical Center and RUHS Foundation are valued members of the medical center family. They work with patients, hospital staff, and the public in both patient ​and non-patient areas. Whether serving in the hospital or at special events like the Festival of Trees, volunteers contribute to the comfort and well-being of both patients and guests!

As a Volunteer at RUHS

YOU CAN help patients and families in their time of need

YOU CAN do what you like best with a variety of activities to choose from

YOU CAN support our healthcare team in critical ways

YOU CAN have fun and be part of a mission-driven community

YOU WILL be a valued partner at RUHS!

RUHS has a variety of fun and meaningful volunteer opportunities:

  • Information Desk/Greeter
  • Wayfinding/Personal Guide to appointments and surgeries, etc.
  • Department Support: Emergency, Adult Inpatient, Pediatrics
  • Activity Volunteer: art, cards, movies, and more with patients
  • Chaplain Support
  • Special Events (Festival of Trees, Pinwheels for Prevention)
  • One-time service: photography, design, writing, one-day event support, and more
  • Online Opportunities: social media advocate
  • And many more!

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”  – Margaret Mead

Our Promise to You

The Volunteer Services Team will

Value your effort

Respect your time

Train you well

Give you tools

Provide support

Be your partner

To join us as a volunteer: (this is a placeholder, we are going to do a web form, current links here https://www.ruhealth.org/medical-center/volunteer)

Volunteer Application and Personal History Statement

Volunteer Assignment Acknowledgement Form

Volunteer Insurance Brochure

Volunteer Services also includes:


Chaplains serve as a member of the healing team, working closely with nurses, physicians, social workers and others who care for you and your family.

Chaplain services include emergency and referral-based spiritual care for all religious affiliations. Emergency coverage is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you are equipped to serve in this capacity as a volunteer, we welcome you!

Contact: 951-486-4333


Visit the Gift Shop for cards, flowers, snacks, RUHS gear and more. Proceeds go to the Medical Center to fund patient needs, such as wheelchairs and other important items that support a great hospital experience. Our Gift shop is here to serve patients, families, and staff.


Phone: (951) 486-5520
Location: Inside the Gift Shop, First Floor, Room E1004
Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday

Our Team

Berangere Robertson-Tucker
​​​Director of Operations, RUHS     

Ardith Turner
Volunteer Services Coordinator