Palomar Health Volunteer Service 

Palomar Health has more than 500 volunteers in a variety of assignments at our district facilities, including Palomar Medical Center Escondido, Palomar Medical Center Poway, San Marcos Ambulatory Care Center and Poway Outpatient Pavilion.

We assist volunteers with finding a suitable assignment based on skills, preferences, location, and experience and hours needed for healthcare college applications and courses.

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
Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC)
Surgery preparation