Make A Difference While Having Fun!

Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care’s volunteer opportunities are varied and rewarding! Volunteers serve an integral role to support the VNHC clinical and administrative teams critical to fulfilling the VNHC mission of “Compassionate and Trusted Care for All.”

The schedules are flexible and will take your availability into consideration.

We’d love to have you join our team!

Volunteer Application is available at the bottom of this page.

Volunteer Opportunities


Administrative volunteers may assist with mailings, filing, copying, scanning, faxing; event preparations, including assembly of name badges, getting supplies, wrapping gifts; may assist with data entry, compiling admission packets, and other duties.

Customer Service

Customer Service volunteers may sit at a reception desk, answer phones, greet guests, sign for and deliver supplies, assist with mailings, and other tasks.

Home Health

Home Health volunteers will make “welcome” calls to our patients and families and also make follow-up phone calls after one month of service to survey about quality of care (scripts provided); may help with tasks in Medical Records.

Loan Closet

Loan Closet volunteers may be responsible for answering phones, performing data entry, helping to clean equipment, copying and maintaining information sheets, possible equipment repair, and greeting the public.

Special Events

Special Events volunteers are in a unique position to help with and participate in our annual events, always a fun endeavor! These include our Mother’s Day Luncheon at Coral Casino and the Charity Regatta at the Santa Barbara Yacht Club, among others.

Application Process

  • Fill out an application with two personal references
  • Complete an in-person interview
  • Consent to a criminal background check
  • Attend an orientation of the agency and a tour of our buildings
  • Complete seven short on-line VNHC training modules

If you have any questions about being an Administrative and Special Events Volunteer, please contact Brittany Avila Wazny at (805) 690-6290 or Thank you for your interest in Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care.

Volunteer Application

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