How to Volunteer at the Cancer Center

The Cancer Center is deeply indebted to the volunteers who work thousands of hours each year to benefit patients. Volunteers work in the lobby, in offices, or staff events. Descriptions of volunteer duties include:

Coffee Host / Hostess

Greet patients as they arrive for appointments, serve coffee, help with admission forms, etc. Four hour shifts, mornings or afternoons. Help is also needed on a substitute basis.

Clerical / Office Volunteer

Data entry, typing, filing, copying, assisting in regular office duties. Work in any one of several departments. Flexible schedule, anytime between the hours of 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday - Friday.

Event Support

Help the day of the event. Events include Viva La Vida, Cancer Center Walk/Run, and the Barbara Ireland Walk for Breast Cancer Research. For more information, call the Volunteer Coordinator, at (805) 898-2116 or e-mail

To get started download a Volunteer Application.