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Welcome Prospective Volunteer!

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at UCLA. We are grateful you have considered this opportunity.

This site is here for the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA volunteers who have been invited by one of our faculty members or employees to join a laboratory or administrative unit within the School of Medicine. If you will be working with patients or accessing the hospital setting or have access to "patient identifiable" data, please return to the main UCLA Health System volunteer web page which can be found at: www.uclahealth.org/volunteer. Volunteers with patient and/or hospital contact require specific clearances and cannot be hired through the School of Medicine.

If you have your invitation letter and will be working only in a research laboratory or other administrative environment (not involving "patient identifiable" data, patient contact or hospital access), then this site will help to expedite your application and get you processed as quickly as possible. If you want to work in the School of Medicine but have not been invited by a faculty member or other University employee, you must identify a sponsor for your volunteer assignment before proceeding.

UCLA volunteers are amazing individuals who have earned an outstanding reputation for their consistently high level of professionalism. We count on our volunteers to uphold that reputation by maintaining high standards and traditions that distinguish our volunteers by their experience, talents and enthusiasm. Thank you for your interest.

Sincerely,

The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Resources for School of Medicine Faculty
  1. Volunteer Invitation Letter Sample
  2. Volunteer Assignment Form
Who can volunteer?
Anyone age 15 years and older is eligible to become a volunteer.

Letter of Invitation?
The David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA can only accept volunteers who have been invited to join a research laboratory or other administrative environment (not involving patient contact, Hospital access, or access to "patient identifiable" data). The Faculty member or University employee who has invited you must provide a written letter on University Letterhead with the following information:
  • Name of Volunteer
  • Length of Service Needed
  • Brief Description of Duties
  • Name and Signature of Sponsor
  • Name of Sponsor's Department within the School of Medicine

International Volunteers?
International volunteers here on a Visa have additional requirements. Please click below for more information.
International Volunteer information

How do I get started?
Please click on the button to begin your application.