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COMMUNICARE HEALTH CENTERS

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The City of Davis and CommuniCare have formed an innovative partnership to open the Davis Respite Center - a safe space where the unhoused population of Davis can go for essential services like laundry, bathroom/showers, computer access, access to Case Managers who can link them to local services and more.

Respite Center Volunteers begin by offering general support to Respite Center Staff with tasks such as answering the door, monitoring laundry and shower facilities, assisting clients access Respite Center resources and other tasks that support CommuniCare’s mission and the purpose of the Respite Center. Once volunteers have had a chance to become familiar with the resources offered, volunteers will have the opportunity to begin more specialized volunteer roles possibly taking the lead in organizing and coordinating clothing closet distributions, coordinating intake and distribution of food donations, supporting the monthly vet clinics, or working with Respite Center staff to identify and address unmet needs of Respite Center and the clients we serve.

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About COMMUNICARE HEALTH CENTERS

Location:

2051 JOHN JONES RD, DAVIS, CA 95616, US

Mission Statement

CommuniCare Health Centers’ mission is to provide comprehensive and high quality health care to anyone in our community regardless of insurance status or ability to pay. Our mission is characterized by the following commitments: •We deliver health care in a supportive, safe environment emphasizing patient partnership, wellness and preventive health in all of our services. •We value the importance of a teaching and learning environment at all levels of the organization. •We are committed to the underlying philosophy that health care is a right, not a privilege.

Description

CommuniCare Health Centers is a Federally Qualified Health Center providing health care to those in need since 1972. CommuniCare provides comprehensive health care services delivered by a dedicated team of providers and support staff through our clinic sites and outreach programs. Our goal is to develop and maintain a long-term, healing partnership with each of our patients, while ensuring the best possible health outcomes. Serving communities throughout the Yolo County region, CommuniCare provides health services for one in every nine residents of the area. Our services include primary medical and dental health care, behavioral health services, substance abuse treatment, health education and support services.

CommuniCare Health Centers, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. CommuniCare Health Centers is licensed by the State of California, led by an independent board of directors and is a Federally Qualified Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b. All providers are deemed federal employees, with resultant coverage under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) for actions within the scope of deemed employment, pursuant to 42 U.S.C 233(g)-(n).

Community
Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

L StreetDavis, CA 95616

(38.5542,-121.760)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Critical Thinking
  • Organization
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • Ability to work with a multitude of people from varying backgrounds • Friendly, willing to approach people, comfortable communicating • Takes initiative, able to work independently with little supervision • Highly organiz

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