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Volunteers & Interpreters needed for HUGE free medical, dental, and vision clinic

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ORGANIZATION: California CareForce

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General Volunteers & Interpreters needed for the California CareForce 2022 Nevada County Clinic!

California CareForce promotes the health and well-being of those in need through volunteer supported, no-cost healthcare clinics across California.
Since 2011, more than 18,000 volunteers have provided free healthcare services to more than 38,600 individuals, delivering $15 million worth of care, through our clinics. California CareForce has held clinics in Oakland, Sacramento, the Coachella Valley, Gold Country and the Greater Los Angeles area.

The Triage area will take medical histories and provide blood pressure testing and glucose screenings. The Medical Section provides screenings, general health checks, and other basic services. The Dental Section will provide x-rays, cleanings, fillings and extractions. The Vision Section will provide eye health checks, vision exams, and custom prescription eyeglasses made on-site.

General volunteers are needed for the following: - Clinic set up & tear down support - Help check-in volunteers - Register patients - stock supplies - translate - sterilize dental supplies - Make glasses in the Vision lab - Escort patients from section to section - patient line control - Check patients out - Help on the food area - Various other roles

Volunteers are expected to serve at least one, full day. Volunteer check-in & orientation times vary based on assigned role and clinic section. The earliest group of volunteers generally arrive at 5:20am and the last group arrive at 7:15am. We strongly encourage arriving on time so that you don't miss your orientation but if you must arrive late, or leave early, we'll do our best to accommodate your schedule. Please note, you may not be assigned your preferred role if you arrive late or leave early.

Coffee, lunch, and snacks are provided. All volunteers will receive a T-shirt and certificate of service.

Our plug-and-play environment, complete with all the equipment and supplies you'll need, makes volunteering easy. You'll love being a part of our community of caring, dedicated volunteers in addition to improving the quality of life of those in need of access to basic healthcare in the Coachella Valley.

Volunteer registration is open. Please register to volunteer at: www.californiacareforce.org/Clinics/Clinic-Registration

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About California CareForce

Location:

950 Reserve Dr. Suite 120, ROSEVILLE, CA 95678, US

Mission Statement

To provide free medical, dental, and vision care to those in need at 2-3 day, volunteer-led clinics across California

Description

California CareForce is a group of medical professionals, community leaders, and engaged citizens who provide free medical, dental and vision care to those in need at 3-day, temporary clinics across California. Our volunteers believe that everyone, regardless of their background, deserves access to healthcare. As such, we have no restrictions on who receives our services based on income, employment, age, family size, or immigration status. We do not require insurance or ID to serve patients and all services are provided at absolutely no cost to our patients.

Since 2011, over 13,000 volunteers have provided health services to over 29,000 individuals, delivering $11,700,000 worth of care, through our clinics.

California CareForce has held clinics in Oakland, Sacramento, the Coachella Valley, Gold Country and the Greater Los Angeles area.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Community, Health & Medicine

WHEN

Fri Jul 15, 2022 - Sun Jul 17, 2022
05:30 AM - 05:00 PM

WHERE

Nevada Union High School11645 Ridge RoadGrass Valley, CA 95945

(39.2099,-121.037)
 

SKILLS

  • Dental
  • Nursing
  • Physician
  • EMT
  • Healthcare
  • Nutrition

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Arrival & orientation times vary by assigned role and clinic section. Please read confirmation email carefully.
  • NO prior healthcare, or clinical, experience necessary. We just ask that you be patient, friendly, and willing to help!

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