Make a Difference and Become Part of our Dedicated Team
Volunteers are a vital part of Long Beach Medical Center care teams, providing compassionate services and support to our patients, families, and staff. Our generous volunteers offer their time, effort, and talents in a variety of assignments that supplement the professional staff, enabling us to provide the best services and care to our patients and families. We have over 600 volunteers throughout our hospital, assisting as guest greeters, escorts, messengers, cuddlers, etc.
We are always looking for new volunteers, who are enthusiastic, qualified and committed individuals that can uphold our MemorialCare values of Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion, and Synergy. If you desire to make a difference, to touch a life, or to learn while helping others, Volunteer Services at Long Beach Medical Center can help find the right place for you.
Become a Volunteer by
- Reviewing Volunteer Requirements
- Reviewing Volunteer Opportunities
- Completing an On-line Application
Upon review of your application, the Volunteer Office will contact you to schedule an interview to meet and determine which of our volunteer vacancies you are best suited for.
Teen Volunteers Requirements - School Year Program
- Must be 15-17 years old
- Have a GPA score of 3.0 or higher
- Be able to volunteer during the Spring session (February 5th – April 13th, 2018)
- Submit the online application. (Applications will be available on Monday, December 18th)
- Attend the volunteer orientation on January 16th from 3:30pm to 5:00pm.
- TB placement (administered at no cost by a hospital nurse) Please note: If you have had a TB test within the last 6 months and have documentation, you will NOT need to have another TB test.
- A copy of immunization records
- Purchase a teen volunteer uniform at orientation
School Year Program is now full.
Please call (562) 933-9040 if you have any questions.
Adult Volunteer Requirements
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Must be able to commit to 9 months or 150 hours of volunteering.
- Volunteers must abide by all patient confidentiality guidelines, customer service expectations, departmental and hospital policies.
Application/Screening Process For Adults
- Volunteers must complete an on-line application.
- Upon review of application, selected applicants will be invited to participate in an interview.
- If assignment is mutually agreed upon, you will need to complete the following:
- Background check (Required if you are 18 or over. Must have a Social Security number to be processed)
- Two (2) TB tests (Administered without charge by LBM/MCHLB Employee Health Nurse)
- Influenza Vaccination is Required during Peak Flu Season (Administered without charge by LBM/MCHLB Employee Health Nurse)
After completing above mentioned process, you will be asked to:
- Attend Volunteer Services Orientation (offered once a month)
- Purchase a volunteer uniform at a cost of $23.00.
- Complete and show competence in your service area training(s) as related to your duties.
Do you want to join the Patient & Family Advisory Council?
The Patient and family Advisory Council (PFAC) focuses on building partnerships between families and health care providers to best meet the needs of a patient. Their goal is to integrate the patient’s perspective to improve and strengthen patient care, programs, policies and services that impact the patient and family experience. The PFAC is a combined group which represents Community Hospital Long Beach, Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach.