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
Lobby ambassador
Emergency department
• Family waiting room
Chaplains
Activities volunteer in the skilled nursing facility
Lobby desk
• Musical therapy program
Gift shop
• Art therapy
• Pianists, musicians
Palomar Paws/therapy dogs
• Outpatient rehab
• Knitting, sewing, crocheting  
Surgery preparation