LIGHT Project Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: MILAN PUSKAR HEALTH RIGHT INC

Harm reduction is a set of various methods with the aim of reducing negative consequences from drug use, and syringe access programs are a harm reduction technique. The focus is on providing clean and sterile intravenous drug supplies, safety information and education, and referral to treatment.

Stocking harm reduction room, assembling kits, copying forms. Behind the scenes work for LIGHT Project. (If you would prefer to work directly with clients, you must complete training. You can also email the Harm Reduction Director with any questions at mwood@mphealthright.org)
***YOU MUST BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE LIGHT PROJECT AS A VOLUNTEER***

6 Shifts

  • Wed Jun 26, 2024 - 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM EST - Spots available: 4
    If you would like to work directly with clients such as providing clean syringes, you must complete training.
  • Wed Jul 03, 2024 - 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM EST - Spots available: 4
    If you would like to work directly with clients such as providing clean syringes, you must complete training.
  • Wed Jul 10, 2024 - 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM EST - Spots available: 4
    If you would like to work directly with clients such as providing clean syringes, you must complete training.
  • Wed Jul 17, 2024 - 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM EST - Spots available: 4
    If you would like to work directly with clients such as providing clean syringes, you must complete training.
  • Wed Jul 24, 2024 - 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM EST - Spots available: 4
    If you would like to work directly with clients such as providing clean syringes, you must complete training.
  • Wed Jul 31, 2024 - 04:30 PM to 06:30 PM EST - Spots available: 4
    If you would like to work directly with clients such as providing clean syringes, you must complete training.
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About MILAN PUSKAR HEALTH RIGHT INC

Location:

PO BOX 1519, MORGANTOWN, WV 26507, US

Mission Statement

Health Right is a primary care clinic that provides health care, at no cost, to uninsured or underinsured low-income residents of North Central West Virginia. Health Right promotes health through direct service, education, and advocacy.

Description

Milan Puskar Health Right was founded in 1984 by a group of concerned citizens on the premise that "Every person has a right to health care regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay". For 40 years, Health Right has provided free care to residents in North Central West Virginia. These services include primary care, mental health counseling, social service assistance and substance use disorder treatment.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Health & Medicine

WHEN

Wed Jun 26, 2024 - Wed Jul 31, 2024
04:30 PM - 06:30 PM
This opportunity has 6 shifts

WHERE

341 Spruce StreetMorgantown, WV 26505

(39.62979,-79.95491)
 

SKILLS

  • Mental Health
  • Case Work / Management
  • Healthcare
  • People Skills
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours.
  • You must complete in person training to work directly with clients. Contact ecomis@mphealthright.org to see next available training.

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