Healthy Hearing Volunteer Clinical Director


(27.951385,-82.53608)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

5420 W Cypress StreetTampa, FL 33607


About

What we do: Healthy Hearing began in 1998 and is designed for the following purposes:

  1. To study the prevalence of hearing loss in athletes competing in Special Olympics events
  2. To screen the hearing of athletes and notify them, their coaches, and others if follow-up care is needed
  3. To teach and train students, audiologists, physicians, healthcare providers and educators about hearing loss and ear health problems in individuals with intellectual disabilities, and about solutions to these problems.

Who we need:

Day of Screeners

Audiologists, Speech Pathologists and students, trained on-site to provide all-day screening exams.

Area Clinical Directors

* Attend a two-day, train-the-trainer workshop and practical experience at a Special Olympics Florida competition

* Supervise the venue

* Oversee 1-2 events annually

Benefits of Helping Special Olympics Florida Healthy Community Healthy Hearing:

  • Feeling good about helping those who cannot afford serviceor who did not know help was available to them
  • Experiencing the joy of seeing athletes know if they have been diagnosed with hearing loss that help is available to them and they will be able to receive a free hearing aid from Special Olympics.
  • Enjoying the camaraderie of working togetherwith a group of your fellow professionals
  • Having the ability of increasing the number of patients in your practice: your practice will grow once word gets around that you work with persons with intellectual disabilities
  • You can earn credit for hours volunteering if your school, agency, or professional organization requires it.

Skills

  • Healthcare
  • Elder care
  • Nursing
  • Children Medical Services

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 20
  • Orientation or Training
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