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Volunteer and make a difference

Volunteering at the East Hawaii Health System is a form of malama, helping your community.

Why Volunteer for the HHSC East Hawaii Region

We want volunteering at the East Hawaii Region to be beneficial for you, the volunteer, and for the East Hawaii Region and the surrounding community. We’ll have you go through an application process so that we can learn more about your interests and expectations while also assessing our volunteer openings at the hospital.

As a volunteer for the HHSC East Hawaii region, you become a part of our ohana. You’ll provide essential services to our patients across one or more of our facilities. Our volunteer opportunities include, but are not limited to:

  • • Patient support
  • • Pet therapy
  • • Student opportunities (clinical and non-clinical)
  • • Clerical support
  • • Chaplains

Minimum Volunteer Requirements

To ensure that our volunteers are successful, we require:

  • • A commitment of 2 hours per week over a period of 6 months
  • • Clearance from our Employee Health and Human Resources departments
  • • Orientation attendance
  • • Parental permission for minors
  • • An agreement to demonstrate the East Hawaii Region’s values at all times while volunteering: to show Respect, Mindfulness, Integrity, and Trust

How to find volunteer and medical learner opportunities

  1. Navigate to
  2. Click on the light blue button labeled “Search Internal Applicant Positions.” It is located on the left hand side of the screen.
  3. Find the “Employment Type” box located on the left hand side of the screen. It is the 2nd box from the top.
  4. Click on “Volunteer” categories.
  5. Open volunteer opportunities and complete your application.

If you have questions or concerns, email