Use Your Healthcare License to Help Older Adults Prevent Falls!


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Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Various LocationsPomona, CA 91768
Volunteer with Partners in Care!

About

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 through Los Angeles County through direct services. Our Health Self-Management 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’ll provide a link to the medical community for older adults enrolled in our falls prevention program, A Matter of Balance. Guest Healthcare Professionals respond to questions and provide a demonstration about falls (and we’ll even provide you with guidelines!).

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, or Exercise Physiology

Benefits

Orientation and per diem provided.

How to Apply

Visit our website for more information: www.picf.org/volunteer or contact Allison Goforth at EBPrograms@picf.org / 818-8374-3775 ext. 136

Locations

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

Locations in San Gabriel Valley include: Pomona, Diamond Bar, Claremont, Glendora, San Dimas, Verne, Walnut, Covina, West Covina, City of Industry, and more!

Skills

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

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

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

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