In this structured Walnut Creek Campus student program candidates are interviewed and screened through our partnership schools. Students are to contact the department indicated at the following partner high schools:

  • Athenian—Community Service
  • Berean Christian—College Career
  • California High—Career Counselor
  • Campolindo High—College and Career Center
  • Carondelet—Community Service
  • De La Salle—College Center
  • Dougherty Valley High—Career Center
  • Las Lomas—Career Center
  • Miramonte—Career Center
  • Monte Vista—Career Center
  • Northgate High School—College and Career Advisor
  • San Ramon Valley High—Career Center
  • Ygnacio Valley High—Health Career Academy

We require students to be at least 14-1/2 years old, 2nd semester freshmen, and with a grade point average 3.0 plus. A mandatory orientation takes place on a Saturday each fall and spring; at least one parent or guardian is expected to attend. Afterward, students receive additional training and are scheduled for one three-hour shift per week, year-round. Students are expected to volunteer through the end of senior year. For more information, please call (925) 941-5028.

"Volunteering in a professional environment at John Muir Health has helped me thrive in a lab setting, too, as work in both settings requires diligence, concentration, and performance at a high, mature level."

— Anthony, former student volunteerAcalanes—Career Center

Apply to Volunteer

We are looking for caring, motivated volunteers. Please complete an application to begin the process.

To volunteer at Caring Hands, please download the application, or learn how to become a volunteer with Caring Hands.