We love and appreciate our dedicated volunteers at Natividad. Their warm smiles and comforting demeanors enhance the patient experience by providing personalized assistance to patients and visitors. Volunteers are a key part of the extraordinary care we provide.

Our volunteers develop a variety of transferable skills while serving at Natividad.   Volunteers gain leadership skills and often learn more about themselves through their work and the connections they make working on a team.  Our opportunities further develop problem solving skills, adaptability, professionalism, and communicating with people of all backgrounds and ages.

Volunteers are assigned according to their interests and skills. Opportunities include:

Information Desk
Greet visitors and new patients, dispense general information, direct and accompany visitors to their destinations.

Perform office duties (typing, filing, etc.) in patient and non-patient care departments.

Gift Shop
Stock and sell items; operate our volunteers’ fundraising shop.

Pet Therapy
Volunteer handlers visit patients with their certified pet therapy canines.

Spiritual Care
Eucharistic ministers pray, comfort and offer communion to patients

Assist with clerical support.

Patient Engagement
Help engage patients through a variety of cheerful activities.

Creative Media
Experienced photographer, videographer and/or graphic designer to assist in documenting the volunteer experience.

Natividad is committed to improving the life of every person who walks through our doors. When you join the Volunteer Auxiliary, you become part of our mission to serve the underserved.  Our volunteers are essential to the care we provide to every patient.

Natividad is currently accepting applications for adults (18+). Our Junior Program (students ages 16-18) will resume in 2023.

If you’re interested in joining our Volunteer Team please click Apply Now to submit your online application. You can also email our Volunteer Auxiliary Office at volunteerauxiliary@natividad.com or call 831-755-4215 to speak with our Volunteer Coordinator, Jennifer Ferguson.