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ORGANIZATION: Symptone

  • 6 people are interested

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of BIPOC (Black Indigenous and People of Color)? If so, we'd love to have you join Symptone, where we're on a mission to revolutionize the way medical conditions are understood and diagnosed on different skin tones. Our organization is dedicated to bridging the gap in medical knowledge and representation by advocating for better education and awareness around conditions, ensuring equitable access to healthcare for all.

Join Us in Making a Difference!

If you're passionate about promoting diversity and inclusivity in healthcare, we have various volunteer roles based on your interests. We're excited about the potential impact we can make together!

Explore Our Volunteer Subcategories

At Symptone, we're committed to diversity and inclusivity in healthcare. Our mission is to promote better representation and understanding of medical conditions among people of color. However, we welcome and encourage everyone to join us. Achieving equitable healthcare requires collaboration across backgrounds, and we don't discriminate based on race, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic. Whether you identify as a person of color or not, your passion, skills, and dedication are valuable to us.

We've created additional subcategories for our volunteer roles to better match your skills and interests. Whether you're interested in writing, creating content, or engaging with the community, there's a place for you at Symptone. Explore the detailed subcategories below to find the perfect fit for your unique talents.

Blog Writer: Contribute insightful and informative content to Symptone's blog. Research and write articles on dermatology, healthcare disparities, and the impact of medical conditions on individuals with darker skin tones. Educate and empower readers while amplifying our voice in the medical community.

  1. Research Writer:
  • Focus on writing articles based on thorough research.
  • Cover topics like dermatology, healthcare disparities, and medical conditions.
  1. Personal Stories Contributor:
  • Write compelling personal stories or interviews with individuals affected by medical conditions on darker skin tones.
  1. Educational Content Creator:
  • Develop informative pieces that educate readers on common misconceptions and lesser-known facts about healthcare and dermatology.
  1. Guest Writer Coordinator:
  • Identify and coordinate with guest writers and experts to contribute articles to the blog.

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Podcast: Host and produce podcasts exploring dermatology, healthcare, and diversity in medicine. Interview experts, share personal stories, and discuss relevant issues to educate and engage listeners. Amplify Symptone's message and reach a diverse audience interested in learning more about medical conditions on darker skin tones.

  1. Host:
  • Lead podcast episodes, interview guests, and guide discussions.
  1. Producer:
  • Oversee the technical aspects of podcast production, including recording, editing, and publishing.
  1. Guest Coordinator:
  • Identify and schedule guests for podcast episodes.
  • Handle communication and logistics with guests.
  1. Content Researcher:
  • Research topics, questions, and discussion points for podcast episodes.
  1. Marketing Specialist:
  • Promote the podcast through various channels to increase listener engagement and reach.

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Video Creator: Produce engaging and informative video content for Symptone's social media channels and website. Use your creativity and storytelling skills to educate viewers about dermatological issues, healthcare disparities, and the importance of inclusivity in medicine.

  1. Videographer:
  • Handle the filming of video content, ensuring high-quality visuals.
  1. Editor:
  • Edit video footage, add graphics, and ensure the final product is polished and professional.
  1. Content Writer:
  • Develop scripts and storylines for video content.
  1. Social Media Specialist:
  • Promote video content on social media platforms to maximize reach and engagement.

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Translator: Help make Symptone's resources accessible to a global audience by translating content into different languages. Ensure that language is not a barrier to understanding important information about medical conditions on darker skin tones. Promote inclusivity and ensure everyone can benefit from our work

Content Translator:

  • Translate written content, such as blog posts and articles, into different languages.
  1. Audio/Video Translator:
  • Translate spoken content in podcasts and videos, providing subtitles or voiceovers as needed.
  1. Cultural Consultant:
  • Ensure translations are culturally appropriate and resonate with target audiences.
  1. Proofreader:
  • Review and proofread translated content for accuracy and quality.

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Global Ambassador: Take on a leadership role in your region or country. Collaborate with local communities, institutions, and professionals to advocate for better representation and understanding of medical conditions on people of color. Expand Symptone's reach and impact globally.

  1. Regional Coordinator:
  • Lead Symptone's efforts in a specific region, coordinating with local volunteers and organizations.
  1. Community Outreach Specialist:
  • Build relationships with local communities and institutions to promote Symptone's mission.
  1. Event Organizer:
  • Plan and execute local events to raise awareness and support for Symptone's initiatives.
  1. Advocacy Specialist:
  • Advocate for better representation and understanding of medical conditions affecting people of color.

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Student Ambassador: Represent Symptone within your academic community. Organize events, promote campaigns, and engage with peers to raise awareness about our mission and initiatives. Help foster a deeper understanding of medical conditions affecting people of color.

  1. Campus Coordinator:
  • Organize Symptone-related activities and events on campus.
  1. Peer Educator:
  • Educate peers about Symptone's mission and the importance of diversity in healthcare.
  1. Event Planner:
  • Plan and execute events to engage the student body and promote Symptone's initiatives.
  1. Social Media Advocate:

Use social media (TikTok,instagram etc.) to raise awareness and promote Symptone's work within the academic community.

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About Symptone

Location:

7825 Fairview Dr., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33321, US

Mission Statement

At Symptone, our mission is to revolutionize healthcare by enhancing the understanding and diagnosis of medical conditions on darker skin tones. We are committed to bridging the gap in medical knowledge and representation, advocating for better education and awareness around dermatological conditions that affect people of color. Through our visual database, educational initiatives, and community engagement, we aim to ensure equitable access to healthcare and empower individuals with the knowledge they need for better skin health. Our goal is to create a more inclusive and informed medical community, where every skin tone is accurately represented and understood.

Description

Symptone is a groundbreaking nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming healthcare by improving the understanding and diagnosis of medical conditions on darker skin tones. Founded by passionate students and advocates, Symptone addresses the critical gap in medical knowledge and representation that affects people of color. Our mission is to create a comprehensive visual database of dermatological conditions, standardizing the way these conditions are recognized and treated.

Through our blog, educational initiatives, and community programs, Symptone empowers individuals with the knowledge they need for better skin health and advocates for equitable access to healthcare. We strive to ensure that every skin tone is accurately represented and understood within the medical community. Our diverse team of volunteers includes student ambassadors, blog writers, video creators, translators, podcasters, and global ambassadors, all working together to promote inclusivity and diversity in healthcare.

Symptone is committed to making a lasting impact by fostering a deeper understanding of medical conditions on people of color, advocating for better education, and raising awareness around healthcare disparities. Together, we are building a more inclusive and informed medical community.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Health & Medicine
Race & Ethnicity
Advocacy & Human Rights, Health & Medicine, Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Market Research / Analysis
  • Healthcare
  • Advertising
  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Community Outreach
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5-10 hours per month

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