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VOLUNTEER

Mercy Care began more than 30 years ago as a volunteer service to the poor and underserved. When you serve with Mercy Care, you make a valuable contribution while expanding your professional skills. Whether you are a professional, a student, or a retiree, you have what it takes to bring hope in healing to our community. Your value cannot be overstated. We promise to do all we can to make your commitment rewarding in return.

 

Volunteer Opportunities:

 
Individual

Licensed Medical Providers: Day, evening and Saturday volunteer opportunities. Malpractice insurance is provided. All providers are credentialed and privileged through Mercy Care.

Street Medicine: Primary Care and Psychiatric professionals offer healthcare to the unsheltered homeless.

Interpreters: Volunteers must be proficient in their particular language and comfortable interpreting medical terminology. Interpreters must be over 18 years of age.

Administrative Assistance: Clerical, administrative and other help at the main office or sites.

Clinic Support: Help with prescription assistance programs and health education.

Residential Support Aid: Administrative, education or entertainment support to staff or clients associated with our HIV, Behavioral Health or Homeless Recuperative Care programs.

Breast and Cervical Cancer: Update the BCCP database, confirm appointments and assist at mammogram screenings. Spanish speakers needed.

ESL Teachers: Assist Hispanic ladies attending a prenatal program in improving their English language proficiency.

Child Care Support: Babysit children while their parents participate in education programs.

Certified Yoga Instructors

(If you’ve a skill or talent not listed, call 678-843-8510 to discuss.)

 

 
Group

Hygiene Kit Assembly:  Create toiletry bags of hygiene products for homeless clients.

Morning Cheer: Bring food and drinks to patients waiting outside for clinics to open.

Meals and Entertainment: Provide food and/or entertainment to residents.

Fall Festival:  Help during the October community fun event.

Mercy Care Coat Closet: Help set up the Mercy Care closet of donated coats and other gifts of warmth.

Robert L. Mason, Jr. Candlelight Memorial for those who died while homeless: Distribute coats and other gifts for warmth to our patients and clients.

Christmas Gift Distribution: Drop off Christmas gifts to shelters.

 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering. You are needed! For more information or to join this committed group, please contact Nicole Smith at 678-843-8510 or .

Volunteer Application

Street Medicine Volunteers Needed

Provider Volunteers Needed

Volunteer Opportunities Flyer (pdf)

 

Accreditation

 
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