Non-Licensed Volunteer Opportunities
Medical Clinic Volunteer (skilled; non-professional) – Involved with many aspects of the medical clinic, including (but not limited to) checking patients in, preparing exam rooms, assembling and filing charts, specimen testing, and assisting providers and staff. The Medical Clinic Volunteer must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, dependable, and compassionate and non-judgmental in their dealings with the populations we serve. The time commitment is at least 2 shifts per month, 3-4 hours per shift with a 6 month commitment.
Client Support and Mental Health Services Department Volunteer (skilled; non-professional) – Must have consistent hours available to volunteer (e.g., every Tuesday from 9-1, every X from Y-Z). Activities may include, but are not limited to: data entry, filing, copying, event planning and implementation, documentation assistance, telephone coverage, etc. Requires attention to detail, flexibility, compassion, comfort working with diverse clients and staff, ability to maintain confidentiality and experience with Microsoft Office programs including Access and Excel.
Financial Intake Volunteer – Must have consistent hours available to volunteer (e.g., every Tuesday from 9-1, every X from Y-Z – that kind of thing.) You will be scheduling and completing financial screening for our patients, so you must be able to clearly explain the process and assist each patient to fill out the appropriate forms. Attention to detail is key, as is a compassionate and non-judgmental approach to working with the populations we serve.
Front Desk/Reception/Telephone Volunteer – Volunteers are (always) needed to help provide telephone and reception support here at FFC. This is a great way to meet interesting people and get to know the FFC staff.
Food Pantry Volunteer – Individuals welcome; great for groups!Help unload our truck as we do our “food run,” stock pantry shelves, and help pack bags that we then distribute to our clients. Also seeking individuals and groups to sponsor and coordinate food drives (we provide a list of accepted food items) in their work settings, faith communities, and friendship/family circles.
Facility/Maintenance/Groundskeeping Volunteer – We’re always looking for people to help with outdoor property clean-up, weeding and sweeping, as well as interior projects like painting and repairs. Let us know if you or your group/organization are interested in helping out!
Health Education & Outreach Volunteer – Our Health Education and Outreach department provides health information and HIV testing to the greater Richmond and Central Virginia communities. From sexual health to promoting regular clinic activities, health outreach serves the community by providing an open invitation to services available in the community. Volunteers in the health outreach department assist in spreading that word even further, provide administrative support to the unit and work with the public to help ensure that everyone has access to the best healthcare available.
Spanish Interpreter-Medical Clinic
Involved with many aspects of the medical clinic, including (but not limited to) assisting with patient visits and financial screening appointments, making phone calls to Spanish speaking patients, translating documents, assisting with patient education. The Medical Clinic Interpreter Volunteer must be fluent in written and spoken Spanish, self-motivated, detail-oriented and dependable, have cultural awareness of Hispanic populations, and compassionate and non-judgmental in their dealings with the populations we serve. The time commitment is at least 2 shifts per month, 4 hours per shift with a minimum 6 month commitment.