To find volunteer opportunities in Tacoma, contact the Community Involvement Action Center on campus at 253.879.3767 or visit the CIAC website. Local hospitals and other health related organizations offer a variety of training programs and volunteer opportunities.
Local volunteer coordinators
Some local health care professionals have contacted us directly, letting us know they would be willing to mentor Puget Sound students.
Local health care professionals
In addition, the Washington Academy of Family Physicians coordinates job shadowing opportunities for pre-medical students.
For students looking for international and/or long-term service learning experiences, the following organizations may be of interest. Many of these organizations work in areas that have a great need for health care and other basic needs and welcome volunteers and teachers.