Volunteering at Esperanza

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at Esperanza Health Center! Since Esperanza’s founding over thirty years ago, volunteers have been an integral part of the Esperanza Health Center team in a wide range of roles, helping Esperanza fulfill our mission to provide affordable, compassionate quality health care and services to our community.

We currently have opportunities to serve in the following volunteer positions:

1. COVID Vaccine Support Volunteers

Volunteers are urgently sought to provide vaccination support for Esperanza Health Center sites in Hunting Park and Kensington.

These volunteers will assist with registering, screening, educating and monitoring persons who receive a COVID vaccine. Skills needed:

    • Applications are accepted from those who speak only English, though Bilingual (Spanish-English) preferred  
    • Attention to detail
    • Computer literacy
    • Ability to follow directions
    • Dependability

2. COVID Test Site Volunteers

Volunteers are urgently sought to provide support for Esperanza’s test sites in Hunting Park and Kensington.

Volunteers will assist with test preparation, screening, registration and recording of data, etc. Skills needed:

    • Spanish is required at the Kensington site but not at the Hunting Park site
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to follow directions
    • Dependability

3. Patient Screening Volunteers

Volunteers are urgently sought to provide support at the entrances to Esperanza Health Center’s sites. Volunteers will obtain a contact-free temperature and ask patients questions regarding potential COVID symptoms and/or exposure. Skills needed:

    • Spanish is highly preferred
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to follow directions
    • Dependability

4. Educating patients about access to healthcare information

Volunteers are sought for both the Hunting Park (4417 N. 6th Street) and Kensington (861 E. Allegheny Avenue) sites to work in clinic waiting rooms to educate patients on the use of Esperanza’s Patient Portal. Training will be provided. Skills needed:

  • Spanish is a plus, but not required
  • Ability to initiate conversation with patients
  • Can learn to demonstrate the benefits of the Patient Portal
  • Dependable
  • Computer literate

5. Clean Up at Kensington site

Volunteers are sought to help with clean up at our Kensington site (861 E. Allegheny Avenue). We need volunteers for an approximately two hours in the morning picking up trash and debris and completing other clean up tasks around our site and parking lot. Monday through Saturday slots are available. Requirements:

  • Willingness to complete this humble task to benefit Esperanza Health Center patients and community
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Attention to detail
  • Dependability

 

Apply to Volunteer

To apply to serve as a volunteer at Esperanza, please click here.