Volunteer

Local Hospitals and Clinical Environments

Local hospitals and other health-related organizations offer a variety of training programs and volunteer opportunities where you can serve in a clinical setting. Below are a few locations where Puget Sound pre-health students and graduates have volunteered:

Non-Profit Organizations

  • American Cancer Society 
  • American Heart Association
  • American Red Cross
  • HealthPoint
  • Easterseals Washington
  • Frank Tobey Jones
  • L'Arche Tacoma Hope
  • Pierce County AIDS Foundation
  • Providence Hospice
  • Sexual Assault Center of Pierce County

 

Camps

  • Easterseals Camp Stand by Me
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association Summer Camp
  • American Diabetes Association Camp Sealth
  • Camp Agape Northwest
  • Camp Side-By-Side

 

International and Long-Term Service Learning

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.

 

Volunteering in Tacoma

To find service-learning opportunities in Tacoma, contact the Center for Intercultural and Civic Engagement on campus at 253.879.2751 or visit the CICE website

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?”

— Martin Luther King, Jr.