How to Help

Our volunteers are from all religious and ethnic backgrounds. They are students, families, working adults, retirees, residents, and relatives of residents.

Students interested in gaining experience in the fields of gerontology, nursing, recreational therapy, social work, physical therapy or occupational therapy can learn from our staff of highly trained professionals and earn school credit for their time.

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We offer opportunities for friends and families to volunteer together, thus increasing and enhancing that important time you spend with loved ones.

You’ll enjoy coming to our light-filled facility, with landscaped gardens, gift shop/boutique, café, and state-of-the art equipment.

Join our team of volunteers!

Requirements of a volunteer:

  • Must be 12 years of age or older
  • Obtain parental consent if under the age of 17
  • If over the age of 18, complete a release authorization for a criminal background check
  • Serve a minimum of 40 hours

The process to become a volunteer is easy:

  1. Complete an application
    a.  If you are 18 years of age or older,
    please click on this link to fill out your application
    b.  If you are under the age of 18,
    please click on this link to fill out your application
  2. Meet with volunteer service staff for a personal interview
  3. Decide with staff on the area in which to volunteer
  4. Attend a new volunteer orientation and participate in a training
  5. Pass a tuberculosis (TB) screening

The benefits:

  • Volunteers learn new skills, earn school credit, gain professional expertise, and make new friends

Additionally, volunteers:

  • Ride the free shuttle from and to BART, or the off-site parking lot.
  • Receive a complimentary annual flu shot
  • Receive a letter of reference


Website content that still bears the names Jewish Home of San Francisco and Jewish Home reflects material that is in circulation or was published before we became San Francisco Campus for Jewish Living – on which Jewish Home & Rehab Center, our acute geriatric psychiatry hospital, and the new Lynne & Roy M. Frank Residences and Byer Square are located. Wherever possible, new and updated website content will bear our new names.

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