Patricia Dooley, CAVS
Director, Volunteer Services, Cottage Health

For more than 15 years, Patricia Dooley has provided leadership throughout the hospital volunteer sector. She is currently the director of volunteer services with Cottage Health, a system representing three area hospitals – Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital and Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital.  Previously she held the volunteer director position at Saddleback Memorial Medical Center at both Laguna Hills and San Clemente campuses as well as CHOC Children’s Hospital in Orange County.  

Patricia is an active member of the California Hospital Volunteer Leadership Network, was a past mentor and member of the Southern California Association of Directors of Volunteer Services (disbanded 2015), and  served as the director liaison with the Orange County Council of Hospital Volunteers. Patricia is also a Certified Administrator of Volunteer Services.

Prior to becoming a volunteer director, Patricia was an occupational therapy assistant (COTA) and a recreational therapy director. 

Cottage Health
400 West Pueblo Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93105