Opportunity Details

Health & Wellness, Older Adults & Aging
Families, Homeless, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay,Bisexual,Transgender), Low-income communities, Military/Veterans, People with Disabilities, People with Health-based Concerns

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Marin Complementary Care Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with By the Bay Health, but due to the current COVID pandemic,Volunteer trainings in 2020 were cancelled.    We have been accepting applications continuously throughout the past year, but have not been conducting trainee interviews.  We are hopeful to provide one training in fall 2021 when it is safe to conduct classroom sessions in-person, as well as online.  We currently welcome new applications, but please be aware that we have a significant number of applicants on the wait-list since March 2020.  Applications are processed in the order received, which means your application may not be considered for interview eligibility until 2022.  

As a Complementary Care Volunteer for By the Bay Health, you’ll be making a significant difference for someone facing end-of-life challenges. Utilize your therapeutic skills to improve the quality of life for our patients by performing:

  • Reiki

  • Therapeutic/healing touch

  • Acupressure

In addition to becoming a member of our team, as a Complementary Care volunteer you will receive in depth training on how to prepare for working with patients and families in the Sonoma County area.

By the Bay Health was founded by dedicated volunteers more than 40 years ago. We sincerely hope that you’ll consider joining our team!



  • Conscientious

  • Team Player

  • Dependable

  • Flexible

  • Bi-lingual a plus


Requirements and Commitment

  • One year

  • 30 hours of online and classroom training

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Background check

  • Annual TB skin test and flu vaccine

  • Proof of immunity for MMRV

  • Completed COVID vaccine and monthly COVID testing (at present time)

Other Requirements: Reiki volunteers must be level 3 practitioners or higher. Therapeutic/healing touch and acupressure volunteers must provide certification at it's highest level.


Apply now at https://bythebayhealth.org/volunteers/volunteer-application/

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Volunteers needed through 12/6/2024

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