Volunteer with Montage Health Foundation

Become a volunteer at Montage Health and join other adults, teens, and college students who contribute their time and talents to our patients and staff.

Volunteer opportunities

Healthcare volunteers play an essential role in the patient experience at Montage Health and Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula. We appreciate the time, kindness, and dedication you share with us. Choose a volunteer opportunity that matches your interests and preferences from our wide range of options.


The Auxiliary at Montage Health enhances the quality of our healthcare and provides comfort and care to patients and their families. Dedicated adult and junior Auxiliary volunteers help visitors and staff by supporting medical, administrative, and patient services.

Find out more about our Auxiliary, available opportunities, and how to join. If you’re a current Auxiliary member, view helpful resources, including links to our online volunteer portals.

Spiritual Care Services

If you’re a community clergy member, we welcome you to join our volunteer Spiritual Care Services team. You’ll offer spiritual guidance to patients in need of support. View information about becoming a chaplain volunteer and resources for current volunteers.

Hospice of the Central Coast

Hospice care helps people with terminal illnesses feel as comfortable as possible and supports their loved ones. Consider joining Hospice of the Central Coast’s team by becoming a hospice volunteer. Our volunteers are an integral part of providing compassionate, end-of-life care in the community.

Therapy dog program

Visits from a therapy dog bring joy to patients and staff. You and your dog can navigate patient units at the hospital and Westland House, our skilled nursing center. Dogs must be vaccinated, on a leash, and certified by Therapy Dog International. Find out more about our therapy dog program.

Why volunteer?

When you invest your energy in volunteer work, it can be a rewarding experience for you as well as those you’re helping. Enjoy benefits like:

  • Boosting your self-esteem
  • Building new skills
  • Gaining new knowledge and practical experience for a career
  • Making a difference in your community
  • Meeting new people
  • Reducing stress and improving physical health

Opportunities for healthcare professionals

If you’re a doctor or clinical healthcare professional at Montage Health, we offer various opportunities for you to give back. Use your skills by volunteering at a free health clinic, sporting activity (golf tournament, marathon, etc.), or other events. Explore medical professional volunteer opportunities.

COVID-19 restrictions

Volunteer services are limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We look forward to welcoming back our volunteers as soon as it’s safe to do so. Learn about other ways you can support Montage Health at this time.