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La Clínica de La Raza Inc. | P.O. Box 22210, Oakland, CA 94623-2210 | Tel: 510-535-4000 | FAX: 510-535-4189

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Want to join La Clínica's Volunteer Program?

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at La Clínica! Are you passionate to make affordable, accessible health care for all?

We want you to be part of the La Clínica family - Serve the community by volunteering your time and be a health advocate in a clinic setting. Help play a critical role in enriching the lives of underserved communities.

Let us help match your diverse talents and passion to pay it forward to a volunteer opportunity. We seek to connect passionate individuals like you to help meet the many needs in patient care and administrative support.

About La Clínica

La Clínica started in 1971 as a single storefront clinic with the efforts of a group of students from UC Berkeley. These students, aware of the gap in health care for lower-income populations, held a conviction: that every person deserved access to quality, culturally appropriate heath care, regardless of their ability to pay. Volunteers remain an essential component in helping us achieve our goals.

Learn more about our mission and view our history timeline.

Steps to Volunteer
  1. Complete a Volunteer Application.
  2. Participate in an interview. This is an opportunity to learn about your experiences and for you to learn about us.
  3. Participate in an orientation. Learn about our mission, volunteer impact, and meet other volunteers.

Click here to view our Volunteer Opportunities.

Any Questions? Contact Us

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact: Jeanette Alcaraz, Volunteer/Student Coordinator, at or 510-535-2974.

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Benefits of Volunteering
  • Be part of a community of health ambassadors
  • Develop new skills and gain meaningful experiences
  • Networking with peers and staff
  • Make a Difference
  • Have fun!