Looking for a Volunteer Opportunity?
There are many different volunteer positions at the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic. All of them offer an opportunity to (a) apply your skills, (b) cultivate a deeper understanding of a specific patient population, and (c) acquire new competencies essential to the operation of a free clinic.
Please note that volunteers do not need to have a medical or healthcare background – a broad range of individuals with a wide array of skills serve as volunteers in the Clinic.
The clinic depends on its volunteers. Over 120 individuals volunteer their time in two major areas: Health care and clinic support. Volunteers also serve in the medical director position and as board members and contribute to special projects.
As the Clinic is growing and changing, the number and breadth of volunteer contributions also are expanding. The wide variety of volunteer positions is presented in the following list.
To become a part of something bigger than yourself, please consider applying for one of these positions. Our volunteers work from a spirit of compassion, eagerness, learning, and fraternity. They welcome you!
Providers lead the medical team in diagnosing and treating disease and illness. Responsibilities include clinical assessment, evaluation, and the development of treatment plans.
Nurses offer patient care and provider assistance. Patient education, treating patients, aiding in rehabilitation and providing advice and emotional support to patients and families are some responsibilities of nurse volunteers.
Intake Coordinator volunteers
Clinic Reception assist patients through the registration process. Managing patient charts, retrieving and recording patient information, creating new patient profiles, and scheduling patients for appointments as requested by staff are some of the responsibilities of receptionists.
Office Reception answer phones, take messages, file charts, and other office tasks during daytime hours.
Special Project volunteers
Public Relations & Communications volunteers
Public Relations & Communications volunteers assist management in presenting the Chippewa Valley Free Clinic in a professional and timely manner, manage social sites and update website.
Assist with Clinic flow, patient experience, and records during clinic hours.
Dentist Provide basic dental services such as fillings, extractions, and exams
Dental Assistants assist with any dental services and sterilization
Dental Hygienist provide routine dental hygiene services
The expandable list below gives a general overview of many of our volunteer positions. The red title indicates immediate need. Click on each to get more info!