Use Your Healthcare License to Help Older Adults Prevent Falls!
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As a licensed healthcare professional you are in a unique position to connect older adults with vital information about preventing falls!
Partners in Care Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of older adults in Los Angeles County through direct services. Our Health Self-Management Services Department is dedicated to improving health outcomes for older adults by providing free evidence-based programs to low-income seniors in their own communities.
By volunteering as a "Guest Healthcare Professional" you will provide a link to the medical community for older adults enrolled in our falls prevention program, A Matter of Balance. Guest Healthcare Professionals interact directly with workshop participants to respond to questions and provide a demonstration about falls (we’ll even provide you with a guide!).
Abilities and Requirements:
- Comfort presenting for groups
- Access to reliable transportation
- Availability or flexibility 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM on weekdays
- Commitment to visiting at least three workshops (at 1 hour per visit)
- Education Degree or advanced study in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Medicine, or Exercise Physiology
Orientation and per diem provided.
Workshops take place throughout LA County, and we’ll match you with those opportunities within or close to your community. Locations in Antelope Valley include Palmdale and Lancaster.
How to Apply
Visit our website for more information: www.picf.org/volunteer or contact Allison Goforth at EBPrograms@picf.org / 818-837-3775 ext. 136
We'll work with your schedule.
Various LocationsLancaster, CA 93534
- Physical Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Physician Assistant
- People 55+
- Driver's License Needed
- Background Check
- Must be at least 18
- Orientation or Training
- A few hours, occasionally