Volunteer & Healthcare Workforce Development

Join us in inspiring health, wholeness and hope in our community

Through our Volunteer & Healthcare Workforce Development Program, you can become an integral part of our team by providing quality support for our patients and their families – all while gaining valuable networking and professional growth opportunities.

Our hospital volunteer and intern program is uniquely dedicated to strengthening the health of East Los Angeles and Boyle Heights by building a culturally competent healthcare workforce. When you volunteer or intern at Adventist Health White Memorial, you're transforming your life and community.

Choose a Program That's Right For You

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Healthcare Workforce Development Internship Building a Culturally Competent Workforce

You will obtain experience and training in the healthcare environment and learn workforce development skills, such as resume development, interview preparation and more. This grant-supported program is for applicants who attend high school or college (ages 15.5 - 25).

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Volunteer Ambassadors Supporting Patients, Families and Visitors

Volunteer ambassadors support the hospital by providing quality customer care to our patients and staff. Service areas vary, from the Ambassador Information Desk to community events. Volunteer ambassadors must be at least 15.5 years old to participate.

Requirements and Benefits

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How to Apply

  1. Read our volunteer/intern orientation handbook.
  2. Fill out the required online application.
  3. Once you've completed the online application, please email Alicia Román to set up a virtual interview appointment.

From Intern to Podiatrist

Miguel Ruiz, DPM started his professional journey as an intern in our Healthcare Workforce Development program. Now, as a podiatrist, he's helping people in his community get and stay healthy. 

Have Questions or Need Help?

Contact the Volunteer & Healthcare Workforce Development Team!

Monday through Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. to noon

Phone: 323-268-5000, ext. 4745