Make a Difference and Become Part of our Dedicated Team

Volunteers are a vital part of Long Beach Medical Center care teams, providing compassionate services and support to our patients, families, and staff. Our generous volunteers offer their time, effort, and talents in a variety of assignments that supplement the professional staff, enabling us to provide the best services and care to our patients and families. We have over 600 volunteers throughout our hospital, assisting as guest greeters, escorts, messengers, cuddlers, etc.

We are always looking for new volunteers, who are enthusiastic, qualified and committed individuals that can uphold our MemorialCare values of Accountability, Best Practices, Compassion, and Synergy. If you desire to make a difference, to touch a life, or to learn while helping others, Volunteer Services at Long Beach Medical Center can help find the right place for you.

Become a Volunteer by

Upon review of your application, the Volunteer Office will contact you to schedule an interview.

Teen Volunteer Program

In an effort to protect our volunteers and reduce the spread of COVID-19, the 2020 summer Volunteen Program has been suspended. Please check back for program updates. We look forward to providing you with a meaningful volunteer experience in the future.

Application/Screening Process For Adults

  • Volunteers must complete an on-line application. (Please call the volunteer office at (562) 933-9040 for information about how to apply).
  • Upon review of application, selected applicants will be invited to participate in an interview.
  • If assignment is mutually agreed upon, you will need to complete the following:
  1. Background check (Required if you are 18 or over. Must have a Social Security number to be processed)
  2. Two (2) TB tests (Administered without charge by LBM/MCHLB Employee Health Nurse)
  3. Influenza Vaccination is Required during Peak Flu Season (Administered without charge by LBM/MCHLB Employee Health Nurse)

After completing above mentioned process, you will be asked to:

  1. Attend Volunteer Services Orientation (offered once a month)
  2. Purchase a volunteer uniform at a cost of $23.00.
  3. Complete and show competence in your service area training(s) as related to your duties.

Do you want to join the Patient & Family Advisory Council?

The Patient and family Advisory Council (PFAC) focuses on building partnerships between families and health care providers to best meet the needs of a patient. Their goal is to integrate the patient’s perspective to improve and strengthen patient care, programs, policies and services that impact the patient and family experience. The PFAC is a combined group which represents Long Beach Medical Center and Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach.

Volunteer Office


Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
2801 Atlantic Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90806

Phone: (562) 933-9040


Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM