Free Foot Care Clinic for those in need: opportunities to WALK your talk!


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Cause Areas

When

Sat Apr 15, 2017, 08:00 AM - 01:30 PM

Where

First United Methodist Church203 Wisconsin AvenueMadison, WI 53703


About

We provide free foot care services to the homeless and those in need, including podiatry, foot bathing, clean socks and used shoes, over the counter foot care supplies if needed, and of course warm hospitality and conversation. We aim for a radically welcoming "spa" environment where our friends who are homeless can sit, rest, and be cared for. We have a social worker and physician available to address unmet needs and steer people toward existing resources.

THIS IS A RECURRING VOLUNTEERS EVENT

Questions: Contact Karen Andro, Volunteer Coordinator for Madison Area Care for the Homeless Foot Care Clinics.

Karen Andro
Director of Hope's Home
First United Methodist Church
203 Wisconsin Avenue
Madison, WI 53703
608-338-0320
kandro@fumc.org

Volunteer Itinerary for April 15, 20178:00 - 8:15 am Check-in, Name Tags & Team Huddle Fellowship Hall (all volunteers) 8:15 - 8:30 am Clinic Walk Thru (open to all volunteers) 8:30 - 9:00 am Fellowship Hall Intake/Needs Assess./Breakfast Set-up (1st Floor) 8:30 - 9:00 am Clinic Setup (Lower Level) 9:00 am Doors Open 10:00 am Clinic Opens Noon (Check-in Closed--last guests finishing care) 12:30 - 1:00 pm Breakdown & Clean-up 1:00 to 1:30pm (Debriefing in Fellowship Hall) MAHC-One Foot Care Clinic Volunteer RolesClinic Manager
  • Main responsibilities: Coordinating upstairs and downstairs flow, ensuring volunteers are aware of roles and responsibilities, facilitating opening and closing circle, work closely with care management, front-of-house? Coordinator and lower level coordinator. Assist clients with crisis management.
  • Location: Upstairs and downstairs
  • Misc. Info:
Front-of-house coordinator:
  • Main responsibilities: circulate outside to serve as first contact with clients, coordinate with other front-of-house staff.
  • Location: Upstairs/outside
  • Misc. Info:
Greeter/Bag Checker/Exit Interviewer
  • Main responsibilities: Welcome clients, provide with necessary paperwork and folders, offer to check bags/extra clothing.
  • Location: Upstairs
  • Misc. Info: A separate bag check area is continuously staffed by one assigned person.
Care Coordination Coordinator:
  • Main responsibilities: works with other coordinators to maximize flow, provide education for upstairs volunteers, responsible for client paperwork.
  • Location: Upstairs
  • Misc. Info:
Intake/Needs Assessment?
  • Main responsibilities: circulate in the upstairs to help answer client questions, assist with paperwork completion, assist to direct clients to care management and assess completion and readiness to go downstairs for foot care.
  • Location: Upstairs
  • Misc. Info:
Care Management/Referrals:
  • Main responsibilities: Assist clients in identifying needs and providing needed referrals, assisting clients in crisis
  • Location: Upstairs
  • Misc. Info: Should be assigned to someone with experience in health care related field such as social work, counseling, nursing, therapy, or medicine. New staff will be provided orientation with existing staff.
Guide/Runner:
  • Main responsibilities: Escort clients from upstairs hospitality area to foot care clinic downstairs and vice versa
  • Location: Upstairs/downstairs
  • Misc. Info:
Triage
  • Main responsibilities: assess clients for foot care issues/concerns, refers to podiatry and/or foot washing, trim nails for those with diabetes/vascular issues/problematic feet, provide wound care when needed, documents cares provided, provides client education and topical lotions/applications.
  • Lead Triage person will assist to direct flow and be point person for downstairs concerns and issues, and work closely with clinic manager. This person will typically provide triage education or delegate to designee.
  • Location: Downstairs
  • Misc. Info: Should be assigned to someone with experience in health care related field such as nursing, therapy, medicine. New triage staff will be provided orientation with existing staff.
Foot Washer
  • Main responsibilities: provide direct foot washing services to clients per client’s preference including washing, gentle massage, lotion and other topical application, and provision of socks. Nail trimming may be provided depending on client’s preference and volunteer experience. May refer back to triage for additional concerns.
  • Lead Foot Washing will assist to direct flow and work closely with lead triage. This person will typically provide new volunteer education or delegate to designee.
  • Location: Downstairs.
  • Misc. Info:
Water Person
  • Main responsibilities: provide clean water to foot washers, disposes of used water, sanitizes containers to re-use.
  • Location: Downstairs
  • Misc. Info:
Podiatry:
  • Main responsibilities: work with triage to assess clients for foot care issues/concerns, trim nails for those with diabetes/vascular issues/problematic feet, provide wound care when needed, documents cares provided, provides client education and identifies/provides topical lotions/applications.
  • Location: Downstairs
  • Misc. Info: Should be assigned to someone with experience in health care related field such as podiatry, nursing, or medicine.
Shoe Fit/Socks/Supply Person:
  • Main responsibilities: Work with clients to find needed shoes/socks/supplies, assess need for insoles and other shoe products. Organize and maintain supply area.
  • Location: Downstairs
  • Misc. Info:

Sat., April 15th Foot Care Clinic Volunteer Signup:
https://goo.gl/forms/ydItKuVZlveyFatn1

Foot Care Clinic Sat., April. 15, 2017 goo.gl This volunteer sign-up is for the Foot Care Clinic on Sat., April 15 (9am to Noon). The clinic is led by Madison Area Care for the Homeless (MACH) OneHealth and held at First United Methodist Church, 203 Wisconsin Ave. located one block from the Capitol Square. We provide a healthy breakfast in Fellowship Hall where volunteers engage with clients, conduct a Needs Assessment, measure feet, and connect prior to the Foot Care Clinic. Volunteers arrive at 8:00am for check-in, team huddle, clinic walk-thru and set-up. We are finished by 1:30pm.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Case Work / Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Psychology
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 hours per monthly clinic (scheduled monthly)
  • Must have initial contact with volunteer coordinator before 1st volunteer stint

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