Transform Lives: Volunteer as a Nutrition Educator

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ORGANIZATION: LAKELAND VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE INC

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Join our mission to enhance community health and wellness by volunteering as a Nutrition Educator. Your expertise and dedication can empower individuals to lead healthier lives through informed dietary choices. This is not just a volunteer position; it is an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the well-being of our community members.

Benefits of Volunteering:

· Develop your skills in nutritional counseling and education, gaining valuable experience in a clinical setting.

· Network with healthcare professionals, opening doors to future career opportunities and collaborations.

· Experience the satisfaction of making a positive impact on community health and wellness.

· Build a sense of community by participating in initiatives that promote healthy living.

Responsibilities:

· Evaluate patients' nutritional needs to create personalized nutrition plans.

· Provide nutritional counseling and advice to help patients achieve their health goals.

· Develop clinical nutrition treatment plans tailored to individual patient needs.

· Consult with LVIM providers on nutritional management for patients.

Qualifications:

· Experience in nutritional planning and the ability to recommend appropriate nutrition plans based on patient evaluations.

· Professional communication skills with the ability to interact with tact and empathy.

· Detail-oriented with proven organizational abilities.

· Certification required.

Join us in our mission to educate and empower our community through nutrition. Your contribution can make a significant difference in the health and quality of life of our patients. Apply now and be a catalyst for change!

2 Shifts

  • 07:45 AM to 12:00 AM EST - Spots available: 1
  • 11:45 PM to 04:00 PM EST - Spots available: 1
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About LAKELAND VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE INC

Location:

600 W PEACHTREE ST, LAKELAND, FL 33815, US

Mission Statement

Lakeland Volunteers In Medicine (LVIM) empowers the medically underserved of Polk County to live healthier lives by providing access to FREE, high-quality, comprehensive healthcare through a community of caring volunteers.

Description

VOLUNTEERS ARE THE HEART OF WHAT WE DO!

At LVIM, patients gain a medical home and have access to doctors’ visits, diagnostic testing, lab tests, ultrasound scans and x-rays at no charge because of our volunteer staff. More extensive diagnostics, such as CT’s and MRI’s, are also available through a network of participating ancillary providers who volunteer their facilities, staff and professional time also at no charge to LVIM or the patients. Additionally, LVIM operates a full-service pharmacy, funded by United Way of Central Florida, filling approximately 30,000 prescriptions a year. The Prescription Assistance Program within LVIM secures almost $3 million of brand-name prescriptions for patients at no charge.

At LVIM, the treatment is free; the care is priceless.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Seniors
Women
Health & Medicine, Seniors, Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

600 West Peachtree St.Lakeland, FL 33815

(28.04795,-81.96292)
 

SKILLS

  • Patient Care
  • Healthcare
  • Nutrition

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 3 Month (One - 4 hour shift per week) Total for 48 hours
  • Certification

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