Work with team members in the development and operation of health and related activities that focus primarily on low-income and English-as-a-second language clients at St. Jude Neighborhood Health Centers whose mission is: Though our faith-based centers, we improve the health and well-being of low-income persons in the communities we serve. Clients may visit medical, dental, or mobile clinics which also provide vision care.
Various health care positions are available based on education, and skills of the volunteer including nurses, medical/dental assistants, health advocates, patient care coordinators and social workers. Some positions require related degree and certification. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish)
Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training
The St. Joseph Worker Program is deeply committed to the volunteers providing mentoring and training for personal and professional development centered around four core values: leadership as a woman, social justice, spirituality and community/simple living. The program begins with a one to two week orientation to the program and placement site. Mentoring, educational and certification opportunities, monthly program day enrichment, and retreats help volunteers discover their strengths and passions and develop the skills and confidence to make their mark on the world. AmeriCorps Education Award opportunity may be available to eligible volunteers through an affiliated national organization.
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
• Bachelors Degree in related field
• Certification in related field
• Experience in home/community based health care setting
Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check
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