Volunteer

Your Time and Talent Saves Lives

Your experience and expertise gives hope and healing to northeast Ohio neighbors.

Volunteers:

  • Provide compassionate care for patients as clinical providers and nursing staff.
  • Support the medical office and administrative staff.
  • Raise funds and awareness for clinic services.

Volunteers ensure we do not have to turn away those who need our help.

Because you volunteer, together, we give health.

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Submit a Volunteer Interest Form

POSITIONS

Clinical

  • Providers (MD, DO, NP, PA): Primary care, internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics or urgent care experience preferred. On average providers serve 2 to 3 half-days each month. Must have current licensure to practice in Ohio. Specialist needs are limited – contact us for more information. Speciality care clinics are scheduled 1-2 times a month as needed.
  • Patient Intake & Triage (RN, LPN, MA, Phlebotomist, STNA): Nursing and clinical support staff typically volunteer once a week or bi-weekly for weekday clinics, or once a month for an evening or weekend clinic. Must have current licensure to practice in Ohio.
  • Dental Service Providers (Dentists, Hygienists & Dental Assistants): Dental clinics are scheduled several times a month. Must have current licensure or certification to practice in Ohio.
  • Medical Receptionist/Patient Services: EMR experience required; triage and/or clinical experience preferred.

Requirements & Training

  • Completion of application packet and credentialing materials (sent upon inquiry).
  • Interview via phone or in-person with staff
  • Tour clinic and complete orientation (1.5 hr)
  • Background check
  • Attend on-site training & shadowing
    • Clinical volunteers (providers and nurses) should expect to shadow and/or train for 3 to 4 half-days in a two-week period during office hours to show you clinic protocol and the EPIC MyPractice EMR trainer.
    • Dental volunteer orientation will also include an orientation to the dental clinic space. Dental providers should expect to shadow at least one clinic.

Non-clinical

Non-clinical position requirements, training and time commitment vary greatly, from once a week to once or twice a year. Inquire for more details on any of the positions listed below.

  • Translator: Assist with communication between Spanish-speaking patients and clinicalogy preferred. Must be culturally sensitive and able to interact with both patients and staff. Arranged as needed in advance, or on-call during clinic hours.
  • Community Outreach: Distribute information, provide education and raise awareness at community-wide events.
  • Run for the Health of It 5k: Plan or assist at this event to raise support & awareness for LCFC’s mission. Email us to learn how to help!
  • Quality Improvement: Experienced clinicians may assist board or staff members with guidance on QI and best practices.
  • Social Media, Communications or Fund Development: Project-based or committee support.

Questions?

Review our Frequently Asked Questions, call 440.754.0175 or email volunteer@lakefreeclinic.org.

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