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Volunteer Program

The Cancer Center is deeply indebted to the volunteers who work thousands of hours each year to deliver kindness, grace and warmth to our patients, staff and members of the community. Volunteers work in many capacities including: patient greeter/escorts, oncology massage, art instruction, healing touch, event support and an array of other duties. 

Volunteers for Ridley-Tree Cancer Center

Volunteer Greeters

Welcome patients, caregivers and members of the community with kindness and compassion. Assist patients as they arrive for appointments, serve coffee, help with admission forms, etc. Some shifts extend this support to patients in the Infusion Suite and Boutique. Volunteer greeters work in three 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.

To get started download a Volunteer Application or contact Ridley-Tree Cancer Center's volunteer coordinator at (805) 879-0646 or


Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara Event Support

Volunteer at Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara's annual events including Cancer Center Walk/Run and the Barbara Ireland Walk and Run for Breast Cancer. For more information, call the Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara at (805) 898-2116.