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Volunteer Opportunities

Every year, more than 1,000 volunteers give their time to ensure low-income, uninsured patients can continue to receive needed health care at no charge. Donating your time can help make a difference in the lives of those facing barriers to quality health care.

CommunityHealth has volunteer opportunities available in a number of categories.

Pharmacy Technician

Location: West Town Training: One-on-one training and shadow shift with Pharmacy Director (30mins + 4hrs) Prerequisites: Negative TB test within the last year, pharmacy technician license (anyone can apply for a license, students are automatically licensed, volunteers need not be certified) Responsibilities: Volunteer pharmacy technicians, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, are responsible for […]

Psychiatrist

Location: West Town Prerequisites: CV, Licensed and Certified Skills Needed: Bilingual Spanish/English or Polish/English Responsibilities: In collaboration with the Coordinator of Social Services, volunteer psychiatrists provide consultations, psychiatric evaluations, and conduct one-on-one patient visits. Commitment: One to two 4hr shifts per month for one year Click here to begin the application process Please contact Ava Zeligson, […]

Bilingual Registered Dietician (Polish/English or Spanish/English)

Location: West Town Training: Orientation and EMR training (1hr) Prerequisites: CV, ADA credential, bilingual Responsibilities: Volunteer Dietitians have the opportunity to conduct one-on-one counseling to a diverse patient population in need of nutrition/diet consultation. Diabetes nutrition experience is required. Commitment: At least one 4hr shift/month for one year Onboarding and training of new clinic volunteers […]

Bilingual Registered Nurse (RN)

Location: West Town Training: 1hr clinic orientation, 1hr EMR training, 3, 4hr shadow clinics with staff RN Prerequisites: CV, License, bilingual (Spanish or Polish and English) Responsibilities: Volunteering as a nurse at CommunityHealth, is a unique opportunity where your nursing skills and critical thinking abilities will be utilized in providing one-on-one patient care and education. […]

Dental Hygienist

Location: West Town Training: Orientation and EMR training (1hr) Prerequisites: CV, License and Certification Responsibilities: Dental hygienists have the opportunity to provide hygiene services to our diverse patient population. Procedures include prophylaxis, SCRP, periodontal maintenance, and patient education. Commitment: At least one 4hr shift/month for one year Click here to begin the application process Please […]

Primary Care or Specialty Care Provider

Location: West Town Training: Orientation and EMR training (1hr) Prerequisites: CV, License and Certification Responsibilities: Volunteer physicians, nurse practitioners and physicians assistants are integral to our mission to provide quality primary care and a variety of specialty services to CommunityHealth patients.  Volunteer providers are needed in the areas of primary care as well as over […]

Dentist

CommunityHealth’s ability to deliver free dental services to our patients is driven by our volunteer workforce. Due to the high costs associated with dental care, it is one of our services with the greatest demand. Click here to begin the application process Dental Clinic Goals CommunityHealth’s ability to deliver free dental services to our patients […]

Counselor (LCSW, LCPC, Clinical Psychologist)

Location: West Town Prerequisites: CV, Licensed and Certified Skills Needed: Bilingual Spanish/English or Polish/English Responsibilities: Volunteer counselors provide short term therapy (up to 12 sessions) in one on one counseling sessions to patients referred to and with interest in receiving counseling services at CommunityHealth. Commitment: Two 4hr shifts/month for one year Click here to begin […]

Pharmacist (Rph, PharmD)

Location: West Town Training: Pharmacy training (2hrs), 1 shadow shift (4hrs) Prerequisites: CV, License and Certification Responsibilities: Volunteer pharmacists have the opportunity to work with technicians, students, and other volunteers to dispense prescriptions, as well as counseling patients, consulting with providers and assisting with the coordination of care. Commitment: Two 4hr shifts/month for one year Sign […]

Dental Assistant

Location: West Town Training: At least one shadow shift (4hrs) Prerequisites:  Negative TB test within the last year, Hep B vaccination records. Certification preferred, but applicants will be considered who have completed an accredited dental assistant course or have previous dental assisting experience. Responsibilities: Dental assistants have the opportunity to work under the supervision of licensed dentists […]

Lab

Location: West Town Training: Lab training (2hrs), 3 shadow shifts (3 x 4hrs) Prerequisites: Negative TB test within the last year, Hep B vaccination records Skills Needed:  Phlebotomy certification or one year experience; Please note: lab work is based in phlebotomy. Academic/research lab experience is not relevant. Responsibilities: Lab volunteers are trained to perform a […]

Polish or Spanish Interpreter

Location: Remote, by phone Training: Interpreter training (2 hrs), 1 shadow shift (4 hrs) Skills Needed: Must be fluent in Polish/English or Spanish/English. Responsibilities: Polish and Spanish interpreters play a crucial role in daily patient care by assisting with communication between patients and medical providers during visits. Commitment: Two 4hr shifts/month for one year Sign […]

Triage

Location: West Town Training: Triage training (2hrs), 3 shadow shifts (3 x 4hrs) Prerequisites: Negative TB test within the last year, Hep B vaccination records Skills Needed: No prior experience required, but foundation in basic patient care a plus. Strong interpersonal skills – you will often be the first person a patient interacts with during […]

Bilingual Fitness and Yoga Educator (Polish or Spanish)

Location: West Town Training: Meet with Health Education Coordinator, shadow 3 CommunityHealth classes Prerequisites: Negative TB test within the last year, certification highly preferred but not required given sufficient teaching experience Skills Needed: Must be bilingual and comfortable facilitating a multi-lingual class, previous fitness instruction experience, specifically with beginners. Responsibilities: Fitness/Yoga educators instruct ongoing exercise […]

Bilingual Diabetes Educator (Spanish or Polish)

Location: West Town Training: Diabetes Educator Training (2hrs), shadow 2 class meetings Prerequisites: Negative TB test within the last year, Hep B vaccination records Skills Needed: Should have general knowledge of diabetes control, maintenance and prevention Responsibilities: Diabetes educators facilitate diabetes education classes/small groups for patients and community members using CommunityHealth’s curriculum. Commitment: Classes meet […]

Pharmacy Technician

Location: West Town Training: One-on-one training and shadow shift with Pharmacy Director (30mins + 4hrs) Prerequisites: Negative TB test within the last year, pharmacy technician license (anyone can apply for a license, students are automatically licensed, volunteers need not be certified) Responsibilities: Volunteer pharmacy technicians, under the supervision of a licensed pharmacist, are responsible for […]

Bilingual Nutrition Educator

Location: West Town Training: Nutrition Educator Training (2hrs), shadow 1 class meeting Prerequisites: Negative TB test within the last year Skills Needed: Should have a good working knowledge of basic nutrition and diet, degree in health related field a plus. Responsibilities:  Nutrition Educations facilitate nutrition education workshops and/or one-on-one counseling for patients in need of […]