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

Hawaii Optometric Association(808) 537-5678hoaopt@earthlink.netVariedOPT
Kaiser-Permanente(808) 432-8138Bill TupuaYear: 4 hours/week,
total 80 hours
Summer: 2-3, 4 hour shifts/week:
total 60 hours
Med, Nurse
King Street Pet Hospital(808) 951-7777Susan FukumotoVariedVT
Aloha Animal Hospital(808) 734-2242Leigh R. SuenishiVariedVT
Castle Medical Center(808) 263-5252Francine Kong4 hours/weekMed, OT, PT
Hawaii HOME Project(808) 223-8859Jill OmoriVariedMed, Nurse,
Pharm, SW, MEDT
Hawaii Pacific Health
(Kapiolani, Pali Momi,
Straub, Wilcox)
(808) 983-8281Betty Karratti4 hours/week:
4-6 month
Med, Nurse,
OT, PT, Pharm
Hospice Hospital(808) 924-9255Jennifer Deal4 Hours/week;
1 year
Institute for Human Services(808) 447-2810Josh JensenVaried
Kama'aina Pet Hospital(808) 373-3911VariedVT
Kuakini Medical Center(808) 547-9184volunteers@kuakini.org3-4 hours/week for 3 monthsMedicine, Nursing
Rehabilitation Hospital of the Pacific(808) 566-3741N/A60+ hoursPhysical Therapy, Occupational Therapy
Shriners Hospital for Children(808) 951-3646N/A2 hour/week for 5 monthsMedicine, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy
Hawaii State Hospital(808) 236-8292Douglas PyleFlexibleN/A
Lunalilo HomeN/AN/AFlexibleN/A

Ongoing Non-Clinical Experience

Blood Bank of HawaiiWinnie Mokiao(808) 845-9966wmokiao@bbh.orgVariedAll
Hawaii Medical Reserve CorpsMarjorie Tayao(808) 587-5770marjorie.tayao@doh.hawaii.govVariedAll
Hawaiian Humane SocietyMarielle Terbiomterbio@hawaiianhumane.org3 hours/week;
3 month commitment
Honolulu ZooBarbara Thacker(808) 926-3191bthacker@honzoosoc.org4 hours/week;
3 month commitment
Waikiki AquariumLaura Whitelock &
Lisa Golden
(808) 440-9020
(808) 440-9021

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)