Fellowship & Volunteer Opportunities


Organization Fellowship Opportunity
American Political Science Association (APSA) Minority Fellows Program
Association of Public Health Laboratories Laboratory Fellowships
Associations of Schools of Public Health ASPH/EPA Fellowship Program
California Senate Fellowship Program California Senate Fellows
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program
Center for California Studies Capital Fellows Programs
Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs
East-West Center Asia-Pacific Leadership Program
Environmental Defense Fund EDF Fellowships
El Pomar Foundation El Pomar Fellowship
Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Protection Agency Intern Program (EIP)
National Network for Environmental Management Studies Fellowship Program
Families USA Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice
Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice
Greenlining Institute Academy Fellowship Program
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship Program Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowship
IDEX Fellowship Fellowship in Social Enterprise
Indiana Governors Fellowship Program Governor's Fellowship
John Gardner Foundation John Gardner Fellowship
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Jobs Listings (search for keyword "fellowship")
NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services Urban Fellows Program
Presidential Management Fellows Program PMF Program
Profellow Profellow
Smithsonian Institution Office of Fellowships
Smithsonian Institution - National Air & Space Museum A. Verville Fellowship
UC Berkeley Goldman School of Public Policy UCPPIA Fellows Program
UC Berkeley Human Rights Center Human Rights Summer Fellowship
US Aid Global Health Fellows Program
The Villers Fellowship Families USA
Wellstone Fellowship Families USA

Pre-Health & Nursing Volunteer Opportunities

Health Clinics

The SF Department of Public Health has a listing of health clinics.

The Southeast Health Center is currently looking for volunteer clinical scribes. Interested students should contact Matt Bonomo, Scribe Program Coordinator, at matthew.bonomo@sfdph.org for more information. 

Some additional clinics:


Medical Centers

Nonprofit Organizations

International Health Opportunities

Volunteer Programs Abroad - Short Term (2 weeks - 3 months)

Volunteer Programs Abroad - Long Term (3 months)

Internship Programs Abroad

Volunteer Centers

Health Fairs

Health Related Charity Fundraisers



Other Volunteer Opportunities

Organization Description
ACE Alliance for Catholic Education
Action Without Borders/Idealist.org The most extensive clearinghouse for numerous valuable resources on volunteering, year-of-service opportunities, and internships throughout the world.
American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter Trains volunteers to help prevent, prepare, and respond to disasters immediately.
AmeriCorps Opportunities to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups helping to meet critical needs in the community.
Bay Area Volunteer Information Center Information about volunteer opportunities in the greater Bay Area.
California Volunteers This is the state office that manages programs and initiatives aimed at increasing the number of Californians engaged in service and volunteering.
Catholic Network of Volunteer Service CNVS is a membership organization of 200 domestic and international volunteer programs.
Catholic Relief Services Working through local offices and an extensive network of partners, CRS operates on five continents and in 99 countries to aid the poor by first providing direct assistance where needed, then encouraging people to help with their own development.
ExCEL Excellence in Catholic Education and Leadership (ExCEL).
Explorations in Travel Vacations for women introducing you to life around the globe.
Good Works A national directory of social change organizations.
Hands On Bay Area Sign up for different kinds of volunteer projects around the Bay.
Idealist Interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters.
Love In Action: SF Volunteer Organizations List and description of volunteer organizations in San Francisco.
McCarthy Center's Office of Service Learning Community Partner database Service placements for USF students, faculty, and staff.
NGOAbroad A unique service that helps you enter or advance in international humanitarian work & provides frugal, customized international volunteer opportunities.
One Brick Enables people to get involved, have an impact and have fun, without the requirements of individual long-term commitments.
Opportunity Knocks Opportunity Knocks is a national online job site, HR resource and career development destination focused exclusively on the nonprofit community.
Peace Corps Live and work in developing countries.
Presidio Visitor Center Volunteer opportunities at Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Muir Woods National Monument, and Fort Point National Historic Site.
San Francisco Public Library  SFPL’s Volunteer Program includes a wide array of volunteer opportunities that meet the needs of our public library and its surrounding communities.
Streetside Stories Streetside volunteers assist staff in the classroom as auxiliary storytellers, listeners, writing assistants, and mentors.
Teach for America Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates of all academic majors and career interests who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools.
The Pallotti Center Provides information about lay volunteer service opportunities in church-based programs.
The Volunteer Center Serving SF and San Mateo - connects individuals, nonprofits and businesses with opportunities and resources needed to support local communities.
United Way of the Bay Area Nonprofit programs building pathways out of poverty.
United Way Silicon Valley United Way partners with over 90 community service agencies in Santa Clara County to improve stability for those in crisis by supporting basic needs and healthcare, counseling and support.
Universal Giving Volunteer with the top-performing, vetted projects all over the world.
Volunteer Match A listing of both short and long term volunteer opportunities.
Worldwide NGO Directory Identify national and international NGO's and then go to the organization's website to research job or volunteer opportunities.
YNPN Volunteer as an ad hoc committee member for a YNPN National Board Committee or Task Force.