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Volunteer or Donate

San Francisco VA Health Care System depends on the goodwill of our supporters. You can make a difference when you help us serve our Veterans.

CDCE Staff Pose in Front of Clinic

Become a volunteer

Volunteers contribute greatly to the enhanced level of care provided to both our inpatients and outpatients. Each volunteer's interests and skills are matched with various needs resulting in an enhanced patient-centered care. Each volunteer's talents are closely matched with one of our many assignments:

Patient Escort Volunteer

Provide assistance with pushing patients in wheelchairs to their scheduled appointments. Open hours.

Hours: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Parking Lot Golf Cart Driver

Help outpatients in our large parking areas with access to the medical center or outpatient clinics. To fill this role, you must have a current drivers license, automobile insurance and pass a physical exam.

Hours: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

CLC Volunteer

Assist residents in the Community Living Center is various ways.

Hours: Open

Environmental Management Services (EMS) Volunteer

Assist with janitorial services as needed.

Hours: Open

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Volunteer

Offer after hours companionship to residents in our wards.

Hours: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Mail Room Assistant

Complete mail room projects and deliver mail to medical center, outpatient clinic or administrative departments.

Hours: Open

If you are interested in volunteering, please send email to Include in your email how you would like to help our Veterans, what special skills you want to use and the days/times of the week you are available to volunteer. Once a position is identified then we provide you the application and explain our process.

All volunteers must have current TB test and complete background checks prior to placement. Volunteers must be at least 14 years old.

Veteran Wish List

Please see the attached wish list for more ways you can help support our Veterans.

You may also donate securely online by clicking E-DONATION. 100% of your tax-exempt donation directly supports local Veterans.

To make an e-donation please visit:


Phone: 415-750-2144



Learn more about Center for Development and Civic Engagement (formerly the Office of Voluntary Service)