Kathleen J. McIntire, CAVS
Director, Volunteer & Chaplain Services, Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

Kathleen McIntire, CAVS has been in the field of Volunteer Management for more than 20 years.  She brings leadership skills from both For Profit and Non-profit healthcare sectors.  She is currently the Director of Volunteer & Spiritual Care Service at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center.   She oversees a program with more than 600 volunteers and 8 Medical Office Buildings at the largest of the Kaiser facilities.  Kathleen has created a pipeline methodology to her volunteer programs.  Each program has the ability to engage the community, while tying services offered and provided to the 7 Service Pillars within Kaiser.  She has created and sustains the Teen Healthcare Leadership Academy creating an educational pathway from Elementary School through to College graduation and beyond.    These programs have received awards from the Los Angeles Chamber, the Archdiocese Youth Employment Programs as well as the National Linked Learning Association.  Her emphasis is in workforce development, youth enrichment and empowerment and community engagement.  She has served as a Past Board member for the Association for healthcare volunteer Resource Professionals (AHVRP) and currently sits on the California Hospital Leadership Network Committee. In 2017, Kathleen received her Bachelor Degree in Healthcare Administration from Azusa Pacific University.  Her goal is to continue engaging and growing volunteer pipelines that engage the community with their hospital, empower the youth of tomorrow and create an employment pipeline for future healthcare professionals.


Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
4867 West Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027-5961
(323) 783-8991