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Partners in Care Foundation

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Volunteer with Partners in Care!

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. We are 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

Benefits

Orientation and per diem provided.

Locations

Workshops take place throughout LA County, and we’ll match you with those opportunities within or close to your community.

Locations in South Bay include: Torrance, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills, Lomita, and more!

How to Apply

Visit our website for more information: www.picf.org/volunteer or contact Allison Goforth at agoforth@picf.org or 818-837-3775 ext. 136

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About Partners in Care Foundation

Location:

732 Mott Street, Suite 150, San Fernando, CA 91340, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to shape the evolving health system by developing and spreading high value models of community-based care and self management. The Health Self-Management Services Department works to design and implement new models of evidence-based care that address the key social determinants of health.

Description

We are seeking committed volunteers to serve as Health Self-Management Leaders in LA County. Volunteers facilitate one or more evidence-based programs designed to improve the lives of older adults such as Healthier Living, A Matter of Balance, and the Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program. Volunteers are asked to commit a few hours per week during weekdays and to facilitate at least three programs per year, and are provided with leader training and skill development.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various LocationsTorrance, CA 90503

(33.84097,-118.35204)
 

SKILLS

  • Physical Therapy
  • Healthcare
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physician
  • Physician Assistant

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A few hours, occasionally

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