(29.945574,-90.0768)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

1000 Howard AvenueNew Orleans, LA 70113

About

The Health Guardians Volunteer will work under the direction of administrative staff. Health Guardians is an integrated program focused on deterring clients from frequenting the Emergency Room. This role requires performing challenging duties as you assist our Patient Navigators in helping clients navigate the healthcare system. Volunteer may be asked to lead patients in learning groups and should be comfortable doing so. Candidate must possess critical thinking skills, time management, excellent interpersonal skills, and either have a background in, or be majoring in, one of the following: public health, nursing, pre-med, or social work. This position is 5-10 hours/week, for a minimum of 3 months. Must have own transportation as duties will take place at various locations around the city. This position may be able to count as an internship or towards credit with a school or program.

One position is available - position will require a brief interview with program staff.

This position begins in mid-August 2018.

Skills

  • People Skills
  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Social Work

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 - 10 hours/week
  • must have valid driver's licence and own vehicle.

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