Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering can come in many different forms, either within clubs and organizations or at different locations such as hospitals or clinics. Volunteers are often for the benefit of private organizations. Health professional fields look for volunteer work in their applicants and take into consideration the different types of volunteering their applicants participate in.

For current volunteer opportunities, click here.

Ongoing Clinical Experience

OrganizationPhone NumberEmail AddressMinimum Commitment
Adventist Health Castle(808) 263-5252francine.kong@ah.orgYear: 4 hours/week for 6 months
Summer: Varies
Hawaiʻi Homeless Outreach and Medical Education (HOME) ProjectN/AJill Omori, MD at jill.omori@hawaii.edu6 months
Hawaiʻi Pacific Health
(Kapiolani, Pali Momi, Straub, Wilcox)
(808) 983-6333
(808) 983-6754
volunteers@kapiolani.org4 hours/week for 6 months
Hawaiʻi State Hospital(808) 236-8292Douglas Pyle at douglas.pyle@doh.hawaii.gov6 months
Hospice Hawaiʻi(808) 924-9255volunteer@hospicehawaii.orgN/A
Kaiser Permanente(808) 432-8138hi.kp.volunteer@kp.orgYear: 4 hours/week,
total 80 hours.
Summer: 4 hours/shift, 2 shifts/week.
Kuakini Medical Center(808) 547-9184volunteers@kuakini.org3-4 hours/week for 3 months
Lunalilo Home(808) 395-4065iwalani@lunalilo.orgN/A
Pearl City Nursing Home(808) 687-3280
(808) 453-1919
Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific(808) 566-3741N/AVolunteer: 60 hours
Observing/Shadowing: 20 hours
Shriners Hospital for Children(808) 951-3646apply.hon@shrinenet.org2 hours/week for 5 months
Wahiawa General Hospital(808) 621-4243David Toyama5 hours/week for 4 months

Ongoing Non-Clinical Experience

OrganizationPhone NumberEmail AddressMinimum Commitment
Aloha United WayN/AN/AN/A
Blood Bank of Hawaiʻi(808) 848-4734volunteer@bbh.orgN/A
Easterseals Hawaiʻi(808) 529-1708sching@eastersealshawaii.orgN/A
The Hawaiʻi Nature Center(808) 955-0100 (ext. 118)Pauline Kawamata at volunteer@hawaiinaturecenter.orgN/A
Honolulu Museum of ArtN/AN/AN/A
Honolulu ZooN/AN/A1 shift/week for 6 months
Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi(808) 945-7633 (ext. 25)volunteers@jcch.org3 hours/week for 1 year
Lanakila Pacific(808) 356-8541volunteer@lanakilapacific.orgN/A
Waikiki AquariumN/AN/AN/A

Other Volunteer Experience – Hawaii State

Volunteer Experience In Hawaii
Aloha United Way
Easter Seals Hawaii
Hawaii Nature Center
Hawaii Society of Naturopathic Physicians
Health Care Volunteer
Volunteer Match

Other Volunteer Experience – Out-of-State

Volunteer Experience Out-of-State
Cross-Cultural Solutions
International Student Volunteers (ISV)