Volunteer your time

Become a member of our team: aiding our patients and their families regain their self-esteem, independence and confidence. Work with the recreation, exercise and speech therapists and have direct client contact. Or work in our Thrift Shop, dining room or other numerous departments supporting our mission and vision.


Our volunteers find their time at the Center extremely gratifying as our patients are an inspiring reminder of our power to overcome life's challenges. Being of service is a life-changing and rewarding experience, and we care for our volunteers. Your service may also satisfy community service or school requirements.


There are many opportunities for you to become a member to be a of our team and make a difference. To learn more about how you can help by volunteering, Please call Sarah Johnson at 760-323-7676, ext 117. Areas in which you might serve include:


Rehabilitation Therapy

Assisting therapists in planning and implementing programs, such as: walking, games, arts and crafts, handwriting practice, computer skills and occupational therapy.


Speech Therapy

Assisting certified speech therapists with speech and language activities - one-on-one and group - for clients who have communication deficits.



Offering your musical talents, therapeutic dancing, comedy, novelty acts, theater, etc.


Exercise Therapy

Assisting with client physical therapies, answering phones and scheduling appointments.


Dining Room & Kitchen

Assisting the Chef with food preparation, serving meals and helping with clean-up.


Thrift Shop

Greeting customers, helping them find treasures, making sales and merchandising -i.e. organizing, pricing and displaying goods.


Building & Maintenance

Providing light maintenance, gardening and building care services.



Being a receptionist, providing secretarial services or being a tour guide.


Special Events

◦ Assist with special events - before & during


Public Relations

Writing articles for the Center Newsletter, administering social media and delivering materials to local physician offices and hospitals.


Volunteer Program

Assisting with volunteer recruitment and special projects.


Board of Directors

Serving as a board member, ambassador, fundraiser and consultant.