Volunteer at Mercy San Juan Medical Center


At Mercy San Juan Medical Center, we believe that one person can make a profound difference in the lives of others. That's a belief shared by our volunteers. Every day, these special volunteers assist our hospital and people throughout the community.

There are currently more than 300 active volunteers providing service to those in need at Mercy San Juan. Do you have time to give at least eight hours per month? We need caring, compassionate people who want to make a difference in someone's life. Join our team.

If you are interested in volunteering, please call the Volunteer Services office at (916) 537-5298 before completing an application.

Mercy Guild

Anyone ages 21 and older may volunteer as a member of the Mercy San Juan Medical Center Guild. Volunteer options include the Gift Shop, Information/Surgery Desk, Personnel Services, Surgery Center and various other opportunities. The Guild also conducts fund-raisers to support patient care projects at Mercy San Juan. Guild Members volunteer Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This includes two shifts: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. or 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Adult & Junior Volunteers

Adults who would like to give back to the community can volunteer in a variety of areas, including office support, Emergency Department (18 years and older), Family Birth Center and other areas of interest.

Juniors (15-17 years) may volunteer on the Oncology/Neurology floors, Medical/Surgical Units, Family Birth Center and various other areas. Mercy San Juan also provides scholarship opportunities for junior volunteers who have met certain criteria and plan to pursue a career in the health care field.

Adult/junior volunteer application – Please call the Volunteer Office before sending in an application.

Mercy Hospice

Mercy Hospice depends on compassionate volunteers to help provide caregiver relief and companionship to patients. Hospice offers support for individuals and families faced with a diagnosis of terminal illness by caring for them in their own surroundings. Call (916) 281-3900 for more information about volunteering for Mercy Hospice.