Volunteer Nutritionist Needed in Bridgeport to counsel Free Clinic Patients

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AmeriCares Foundation Inc.

Doctor with patient
At AmeriCares Free Clinics our volunteer physicians, nurses and interpreters all work together to provide quality medical care

Volunteer Nutritionist needed to:

*Counsel patients of free clinic on nutrition issues and healthy eating habits.

*Assist patient in developing meal plans, taking both cost and clients' preferences into account.

*Promote better nutrition by speaking to groups about diet, nutrition, and the relationship between good eating habits and health improvements.

As most of our clients are Spanish speaking, the ability to be at least conversational in Spanish and 2 years of experience with counseling Latino clients is needed.

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About AmeriCares Foundation Inc.

Location:

88 Hamilton Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902, US

Mission Statement

AmeriCares is a nonprofit disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization that provides immediate response to emergency medical needs, and supports long-term healthcare programs for people around the world, irrespective of race, creed or political persuasion.

Description

AmeriCares works with major pharmaceutical companies and other medical suppliers to receive product donations and solicits financial support from individuals and corporations to deliver the aid via airlift or ocean cargo. AmeriCares partners with local charitable organizations in countries around the world who distribute the medicines and medical supplies to the health and welfare professionals in the indigent locations. Currently, AmeriCares is working in partnership with local organizations in more than 85 countries worldwide. Here in the U.S., AmeriCares partners with more than 100 health care clinics serving the uninsured and under-insured in over 30 states.

AmeriCares Free Clinics, a program of AmeriCares, has been providing quality, primary health care to the uninsured since 1994. The model is a cost-effective way to address the health care crisis in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Three clinics in Bridgeport, Danbury and Norwalk provide medical services to thousands of people every year, utilizing a network of dedicated volunteer doctors, nurses, interpreters and administrative personnel. AmeriCares also works closely with local hospitals, labs and specialists who donate their services.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

AmeriCares Free Clinic of Bridgeport115 Highland AvenueBridgeport, CT 06604

(41.18305,-73.19663)
 

SKILLS

  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • 4 hours every two weeks
  • B.A. in Nutrition

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