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Volunteer at Behavioral Health Center

Thank you for your interest in volunteering to assist with activity programming at our John Muir Health Behavioral Health Center.

Requirements to Apply

In addition to completing all volunteer application requirements, you must: 

  • Be at least 20 years of age
  • Be 2-year post-treatment recovery for mental health services
  • Have at least one year of continuous sobriety if recovering from a substance; you must also be actively involved in a 12-step or other recovery program
  • Complete the designated training period
  • Commit to volunteer at least 60 hours / year or 1.5 hours / week
Volunteer Duties / Requirements

After being trained by the Expressive Arts/Recreation Therapy staff, you will be expected to: 

  • Put together and lead appropriate individual and group activities, after discussing and getting approval from Expressive Arts/Recreation Therapy Department and supervising staff
  • Foster a connection with patients by sharing experience strength, and hope to help them with their recovery
  • Regularly communicate all pertinent observations to staff
  • Always practices positive, respectful, and appropriate language
  • Maintain a helpful disposition and cooperative working relationships
  • Follow all privacy / confidentiality policies and safety protocols
Ready to Take the Next Step?

If you’re ready to apply or want to learn more, please contact:

Renee’ Lewis via email or by calling (925) 674-4198 x 24198.