Become a Volunteer

Find Your Volunteer Opportunity

Venice Family Clinic’s heritage is built on a strong foundation of volunteers. We offer a variety of opportunities to get involved in nearly every aspect of the Clinic’s operations, including medical practice, social services, administration and fundraising. We actively match the interests and experience of our volunteers with the Clinic’s needs. If you want to help, we have something for you to do.

Click here to see some of the short-term and ongoing opportunities we currently offer.

Physicians, Specialists and Licensed Providers

We need volunteers from all medical fields, including but not limited to physicians, specialists, dentists, pharmacists, psychiatrists and registered dietitians. We are open Monday-Friday mornings, afternoons and evenings with locations from the Westside through the South Bay. Some providers volunteer once a week, while others come once a month. We schedule according to your availability and as space allows.

Please complete a Volunteer Provider Application to get started.

Volunteer Medical Provider Application

General, Clinical and Administrative Volunteers

Venice Family Clinic offers many different volunteer roles across all our sites. To learn more about the Clinic, the work that we do, and how you can help support patients in need, you must attend a Volunteer Information Session. For these clinical and administrative roles, we ask volunteers to commit to a regular weekly schedule. The minimum commitment is 4 shifts per month for at least 6 months.

Click below to RSVP to an upcoming Volunteer Information Session.

February 28th Wednesday, 9:00AM – 10:00AM

March 25th Monday, 9:00AM – 10:00AM

April 24th Wednesday, 4:00PM – 5:00PM

May 28th Tuesday, 4:00PM – 5:00PM

June 26th Wednesday, 9:00AM – 10:00AM

For more information on Corporate Group Volunteer Opportunities, please contact Stephanie Barreiro, Volunteer Services Manager, at 310-664-7561 or

One-Time Events and Projects

LOOKING FOR AN INTERNSHIP? We are currently accepting applications for several volunteer internship positions with several of our departments including Development, Events and Fundraising, and Health Education. To get more information or to apply to any of these internships please send an email to with a copy of your resume.

Volunteer FAQs

We require volunteers to commit to volunteer with us for at least 4 shifts/month for at least 6 months. Each shift is approximately 3-5 hours. You may serve more than 4 shifts/month depending on the Clinic’s schedule needs. Most of our opportunities are limited to 18 years and older, though we have some limited opportunities for people 14+ years.

Most of our opportunities are limited to normal business hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. We ask volunteers to commit to a regularly scheduled shift each week. For example, a volunteer can be scheduled for every Monday from 9am-12pm.

The first step to volunteering is signing up for a general information session. From there, you will schedule a registration day interview, in which you will meet with a member of Volunteer Services. Following your interview, we will place you in a volunteer role and get you started in the Clinic. This entire process can take anywhere from 2-4 weeks.

All of the following paperwork must be uploaded to your volunteer CERVIS profile before your registration day:

  • HIPAA certificate (Make sure you print both pages) (Sample)
  • New volunteer paperwork
  • Immunization history:
    • Medical documentation of TWO MMR vaccinations OR medical documentation of ONE BLOOD TITER indicating immunity to MMR
    • Medical documentation of a negative TB skin test completed within the past 12 months OR a negative TB chest x-ray completed within the past 3 years
    • Copy of Flu Vaccination completed within the past 12 months.
    • Copy of Covid-19 Vaccination Record. 3 doses for the COVID-19 Shot: 2 doses for Moderna/Pfizer with 1 booster shot, or 1 dose of Johnson & Johnson with 2 booster shots.
* Please make sure that you have hand written signatures on all the documents as electronic signatures cannot be accepted.

We accept and train Clinic Assistant volunteers based on the Clinic’s needs, with recruitment typically occurring twice yearly. The requirement to become a Clinic Assistant is having volunteered for 6 months and completed 80 hours. Priority is given to volunteers who have demonstrated outstanding attendance, communication skills and commitment to the program.

You can access your CERVIS profile by following this link.

Additional Questions?

Please contact our Volunteer Services department at

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