Palomar Health Volunteer Service 

Palomar Health has more than 40 volunteer opportunities at five facilities, including Palomar Medical Center Escondido, Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido, Palomar Medical Center Poway, San Marcos Ambulatory Care Center and Poway Outpatient Pavilion.

There are currently 400 volunteers who provided more than 1,500,000 service hours.

The most requested volunteer positions include:
• Surgical waiting room
• Birth Center
• Shuttle driver
• Ambassador
• Emergency department
• Family waiting room
• Chaplains
• Pharmacy
• Activities assistance in the skilled nursing facility
• Lobby volunteer receptionist
• Musical therapy program
• Gift Shop
• Art Therapy
• Pianists, musicians
• Palomar Paws/Therapy Dogs
• Outpatient Rehab
• Knitting, sewing, crocheting