Career Opportunities

The mission of Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics is to provide high quality, comprehensive, affordable healthcare to all people, regardless of their ability to pay, in an environment that fosters respect, compassion and dignity.

We strive to achieve excellence and to maximize the potential of each employee, volunteer, and board member through a respectful and supportive organization.

Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics.

Students and Non-Medical Professionals: We take new volunteers as the need arises for our four medical clinics and two dental clinics. Orientations are typically held 2 to 3 times a year. If interested in volunteering, please download and fill out our latest volunteer application and attach a copy of your required immunization records, which are listed in the application and submit it to Your application will be reviewed during the application cycle and if selected, we will contact you with further information of the volunteer process. Thanks again for your interest!

Medical Assistant Volunteers

Medical Assistant Volunteers are trained during orientation to work in a clinical environment. Medical Assistants will assist in patient flow, take vitals, enroll patients into Patient Portal, and other clerical duties as assigned.

Dental Assistant Volunteers – NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!

Dental Assistant Volunteers are trained during orientation to work in a clinical environment. Dental Assistants will assist in patient flow, take vitals, and other clerical duties as assigned.

Applications are now closed for summer 2018.

We appreciate your interest and hope that you continue to monitor our website for further volunteer opportunities.

Please Note: Because of the high volume of applications that are submitted during the cycle period, it is not a guarantee that every applicant will receive a telephone call for an interview.

If you are selected after your interview to be a Medical Assistant Volunteer, please be advised that you must attend orientation in order for you to volunteer at any of our clinics.

Santa Barbara Neighborhood Clinics will not be accepting Medical Assistant Volunteer Applications beginning of February through the end of May due to students doing their externships from Santa Barbara City College.

Applications Open: August 20th, 2018
Application Deadline: September 7, 2018
Week of Interviews: September 10, 2018-September 21, 2018
Mandatory Volunteer Orientation: TBD

For further questions on volunteering, please contact us at