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Volunteer services

The mission of the Volunteer Services Department is to provide quality support services to our members, visitors, and staff in the Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles service area and to our local communities.

Our volunteers include men and women 15 ½ years of age and older, and represent the culturally diverse community which forms our customer service area. Many volunteers are Kaiser Permanente members, and all share a strong desire to help and a willingness to serve where they are most needed.

Volunteers are selected, place and trained based on their skills, abilities, and service orientation without regard for race, religion, national origin, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation preference or medical condition. Our volunteer opportunities change rapidly, therefore placement to a department is usually determined after the on-boarding process.

Minimum requirements to participate in Volunteer Program:

  • Applicant must be at least 15 1/2 years of age
  • A commitment to the same 4-hour shift each week
  • A commitment to volunteer for at least 100 hours over approximately one year’s time
  • Demonstrate professional behavior
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude, eager to be of service and flexible in work assignments

Adult Volunteer Application

Please use the links below to apply as either an adult volunteer (18+ years) or a youth volunteer (under 18 years old):

Please download the adult volunteer application and use the fillable fields to type information to the application. Print the application to provide signatures on pages five and six. Please e-mail the completed application to: wlavolunteerservices@KaiserPermanente.onmicrosoft.com

Adult Volunteer Application

Junior Volunteer Application:

Please download the junior volunteer application and use the fillable fields to complete the application. Please e-mail the completed application to: wlavolunteerservices@KaiserPermanente.onmicrosoft.com

Junior Volunteer Application

Your application will be reviewed and your skills and areas of interest will be compared with our current volunteer needs. If we have a potential match for you, we will discuss it before or during the interview.

Rosemary Wilson
Director, Volunteer Services
323-857-2240

Summer Youth Employment Program

Our Kaiser Permanente L.A.U.N.C.H.* High School Summer Youth Employment Program has been part of Kaiser Permanente’s Community Service efforts since 1968. Since its inception, over 25,000+ students have benefited from the training and education programs that have been offered.

This year, we are pleased to offer you our new, six-week Virtual Summer Youth Educational Program for West Los Angeles-area high school students. The program’s goal is to develop your professional and community leadership skills and introduce you to the many careers in health care.

The total program commitment is approximately 10 hours per week and consists of a combination of classroom sessions, study group meetings, and 2 hours per week of a web-based, self-study program from one of our partner organizations.

Upon successful completion of our program, you will receive a stipend. The stipend is dependent on completing the program successfully and calculated by taking your attendance and your classroom/study group participation into account.

We are convinced that this program will aid in providing you with the training and guidance that is essential to becoming employable in today’s competitive job market.

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Virtual Summer Youth Educational Program Application

Please download the application and use the fillable fields to type information to the application. Print the application to provide signatures. Please e-mail the completed application to: wlavolunteerservices@KaiserPermanente.onmicrosoft.com