If you’re looking for a rewarding way to give back, volunteer through the Montage Health and Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Auxiliary.

Every day, adult and junior Auxiliary volunteers make a positive difference in the lives of patients, visitors, and staff. Members of the Auxiliary:

  • Enhance the healthcare experience for our patients
  • Give personal attention, comfort, and care to patients and their families
  • Greet and help visitors
  • Support daily operations, administrative, medical, and patient services

Volunteer information

Look forward to the satisfaction and enjoyment you’ll gain from helping others as an Auxiliary volunteer. Learn more about:

  • How to become a volunteer – Apply to become an Auxiliary volunteer
  • Volunteer opportunities – View available adult and collegiate or junior Auxiliary volunteer opportunities
  • Information for current volunteers – Access volunteer resources, including our online volunteer portals

Become a Friend of the Auxiliary

Make a Friend of the Auxiliary donation to become a part of the Auxiliary without the time commitment of volunteering.

Auxiliary history

Founded in 1955 by eight community-minded women, the Auxiliary has grown to include more than 450 volunteers. Since its inception, volunteers have donated more than 4 million hours of service.

Mission statement

The mission of the Auxiliary is to enhance, through volunteer efforts, the quality of service given for the comfort, care, and well-being of patients and the related needs of their families, visitors, staff, and the community at large.

Board of directors

  • President: Linda Murillo
  • Vice President of Membership: Susan Murphy
  • Vice President of Auxiliary Services: Kim Forsberg
  • Treasurer: Hope Cutino
  • Secretary: Marilyn Bachik
  • Nominating Director: Michael Adamson
  • Education Training Director: Neil Poling
  • Junior Volunteer Director: Luke Dilger
  • Program Director: Mary Woolwine
  • Public Information Director: Stephen Lee
  • Past President/Parliamentarian: Diana Busman

Volunteer your time

Apply online to become an Auxiliary volunteer. After you apply, we’ll contact you to set up a one-on-one meeting. For more information, contact the Auxiliary office at (831) 625-4555.

Apply online

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.

Upcoming Events

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    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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  • Jan
    10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
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    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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  • Jan
    10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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  • Feb
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