Pediatric Arts & Crafts Volunteer - Lynwood

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Eisner Health

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Quick Overview: Support our mission to provide quality care to all Angelinos by leading arts & crafts activities with the kids in our waiting rooms!

Mission or Broader Program Description: We have been serving our community since 1920. We are a federally qualified nonprofit health center dedicated to improving the physical, social and emotional well-being of people in the communities we serve, regardless of income. Nearly three-quarters of our patients live at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level, and more than half of the over 40,000 patients that we provide care to each year are children.

Impact: For both parents and kids visiting the doctor can be stressful and sometimes scary. Because of volunteers like yourself, we are able to offer kids a distraction from any nervousness that they may be feeling as well as give their parents time to fill out the required paperwork and relax for a minute.

"Let’s be honest, going to the doctor is not exactly something kids look forward to. That is why I love being part of Eisner’s volunteers at the arts and crafts station where I help kids keep their mind occupied during the wait." -Marlen, Pediatric Arts & Crafts Volunteer

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: You will be responsible for leading arts & craft activities including but not limited to drawing/coloring, card-making, and frame-decorating.

Requirements: Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older; minimum requirement of 3 hrs/week for 12 weeks.

Monday - Friday; Morning shifts are between 8-12:00 pm and afternoon shifts are between 12-4:00 pm.

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About Eisner Health

Location:

1530 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015, US

Mission Statement

Eisner Health is a quality-focused, federally qualified nonprofit community health center dedicated to improving the physical, social, and emotional well-being of people in the communities we serve, regardless of income.

Description

Founded 97 years ago, Eisner Health is one of the largest providers of accessible free, or low-cost health and social services in Los Angeles County. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we serve as a safety net for the most vulnerable in LA County and are on the frontlines of providing care in some of our most underserved neighborhoods. We are proud to provide care to all patients, regardless of their insurance, ability to pay, or immigration status.

Encompassing 16 sites throughout Downtown, Central, South Los Angeles, and the San Fernando Valley, we provide vital services every year to approximately 50,000 individuals and families. Our services include comprehensive medical, dental, nurse midwifery and OB/GYN services, prenatal education, pharmacy, optometry, behavioral health care, as well as case management and referral services.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Eisner Health in Lynwood3680 East Imperial Highway, Suite 200Lynwood, CA 90262

(33.93185,-118.20099)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Care
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3+ hrs/week for 12 weeks
  • Experience working with children preferred; bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred.

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