Audiology Department Volunteer

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Center for Hearing-Speech, St. Louis

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Position Title: Audiology Department Volunteer

Reports to: Rebecca Frazier, Chief of Audiology and the Audiology Team

Position overview: Help with basic hearing aid tasks, clerical duties, cleaning.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Box and prepare mailing for hearing aids that need to be sent for repair.
  • Check in new hearing aids when they arrive from the factory.
  • Processing donated hearing aids and hearing aid batteries.
  • Restock forms and supplies in each of the audiology rooms when needed.
  • Sanitize audiology booths and toys.
  • Organize supplies.
  • Administrative support such as filing client charts, helping prepare new client

paperwork, pulling client charts and making reminder phone calls.

Time Commitment:

Flexible schedule, 2 hours a week is preferred. A minimum of 40 hours or one semester is required. Available hours to volunteer are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Qualifications:

*Age requirements: Must be at least 16 years of age.

*Skills/education: Interest in audiology/communication disorders. Good vision, dexterity and a strong attention to detail. Basic computer skills, experience with Excel.

*Experience: No experience necessary but a degree in or actively pursuing a degree in communications disorders, health or audiology preferred.

*Training and screening required: Orientation and on-site training from Audiologists.

Benefits to the Volunteer:

Learn about hearing loss and hearing aids, provide support to Audiologists and help the Center work to fulfill its mission. Volunteers will also increase their organizational and communication skills. Community service is always a plus on any resume.

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About Center for Hearing-Speech, St. Louis

Location:

9835 Manchester Road, St. Louis, MO 63119, US

Mission Statement

The Center is dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals with hearing and speech disorders by providing caring and high quality services regardless of one's ability to pay.

Description

Founded in 1920 as the League for the Hard of Hearing, the Center for Hearing & Speech originally focused on the social and financial needs of people with hearing loss. By the 1930's it had developed into a full service Audiology clinic offering community education and screenings, evaluations, and treatment options for those with hearing problems. The Center's services expanded over the years to include diagnostic testing and the provision of hearing aids. In 1965, the agency added services to individuals with speech disorders. In 1969, the Center developed the School Screening Program to provide hearing and vision tests for area students. Today, the Center is an established and unique facility for Audiology and Speech Pathology, serving over 14,000 individuals annually. The Center for Hearing & Speech is proud member of the United Way of Greater St. Louis.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

9835 Manchester RoadSt. Louis, MO 63119

(38.60653,-90.37524)
 

SKILLS

  • Basic Computer Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours per week
  • Volunteer Application and HIPAA training

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