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    Volunteer Services
    Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

    A volunteer at SMCS

    Important Announcement

    SMCS Volunteer Services is currently not open for new applications. Please check back in early June for our August orientation. Thank you.

    Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento (SMCS) volunteers offer their time and talents to serve, touching the lives of our patients, visitors, and staff. Approximately 500 volunteers (women, men, college students, retirees, and work professionals), representing diverse economic and cultural backgrounds, dedicate their time and energy to volunteering at SMCS. Their devotion and service is vital to both the community and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento patients and families.

    For more information, call Volunteer Services at 916-887-4377 or email to

    New "Summer-Only" volunteering opportunity!

    Are you interested in giving back to your community and sharing your time and talents with our hospital patients? If you only have time during the summer break to volunteer, you can still volunteer at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. The minimum commitment is 100 hours over a 9 or 10 week period this summer serving three, 4-hour shifts per week. Orientations are scheduled on Thursday, May 23 and Thursday, June 21, but you must have already completed your application and telephone interview.

    "Summer-Only" opportunities are offered in Emergency Services, Outpatient Surgery and Lobby/Information Services.

    For more detailed information, please contact our office at 916-887-4377 as soon as possible. You will need to allow several weeks to complete your onboarding before you can begin your service.