Volunteer Opportunities

Make a difference in your life and the lives of others.

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Volunteer Services provides support and service to patients, families, visitors and staff.


Your time, your skills, and your compassion help Cottage provide the best care for our community. Dedication, a desire to help others and a few hours a week to give is all we ask.


Men and women of all ages are needed in almost every department of the hospital, including:

   •  Surgical Waiting Room  •  Pediatrics
   •  Emergency Department  •   Gift Shop
   •  Critical Care Units  •  Pet Therapy
   •  Oncology  •  Spiritual Care
   •  Patient In Care Units    

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Contribute to Your Community

Volunteering at Cottage Health System is a wonderful way to support our community and develop new relationships with hospital staff, patients, visitors, and fellow volunteers.


If you're interested in applying to be a
volunteer at Santa Barbara Cottage
, please contact us at
(805) 569-7357 or volunteering@sbch.org
SBCH Application >>

GVCH Application >>

Learn about volunteering at Santa
Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital here >>


Volunteer opportunities are available to everyone who is eager to become a part of the healthcare team at Cottage Health System. Whether you are retired, currently employed, or in school, if you have just four hours a week to commit, your skills could make a significant difference. Cottage welcomes Junior Volunteers who are at least 14 years of age and entering or attending high school.


Contact Us

To learn more about how volunteers make a difference in people's lives, contact the Cottage Health System Volunteer Office:


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