We are looking for energetic and motivated volunteers who are passionate about providing much needed help for the medically underserved populations in San Jose.

Volunteers must be at least 16 years of age and must feel comfortable interacting with a diverse population. If you have any special skills you would like to contribute, let us know!  Volunteering for Foothill Community Health Center is a great way to give back to your community.  Every effort is made to place volunteers according to individual interest, skill, and time availability. If you are interested, please contact Ashley Lyons at (408) 729 - 4290 or  alyons@sjffcc.org. If you are a student seeking academic credit, please include your school information in your message.
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Types of Volunteer Opportunities
Administrative:
Assist with office duties such as inputting patient data into our medical database and enrolling patients in public benefit programs. You can also help inform patients about upcoming events or services by making phone calls to existing medical patients.


Outreach:
Venture into the community to educate people about our clinic’s services and public benefit programs. Assist in promoting our services through health fairs, monthly food distribution, family planning education, immunization clinics, and dental screenings at schools. If you enjoy interacting directly with a diverse set of people, this is the perfect opportunity for you!


Translation:
We are always looking for people to help translate forms from English into Spanish and Vietnamese. As a translator, you can also work in Outreach to translate for our non-bilingual staff at community events.

*Must be bilingual in Spanish or Vietnamese to qualify for this volunteer position.


Information Technology (IT):

Put your tech knowledge to use by helping our IT department with various assignments, such as setting up new desktop and laptop computers, installing new phone lines, or fixing broken computers and printers.
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Be at least 16 years of age
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Complete a Volunteer application
III.
Interview with our Human Resources department to determine areas of interest and possible assignments
IV.
Complete a background check
V.
Complete a TB skin test, drug screen, and volunteer orientation
You decide how often you would like to volunteer! Whether it be several times a week or just once a month, we are happy to accommodate your schedule. We simply ask that we can rely on your attendance and commitment for the days you sign up for.
All volunteer applicants must fill out a Volunteer Application Form with our Human Resources Department.  If we have an appropriate placement for you, you will be invited to an interview and asked to provide references.
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There is an ongoing need for volunteers to help     with administrative tasks and special events.  Volunteering is a great way to give back to the community, to learn about the community healthcare, and to gain valuable work experience.



........ Bea FCHC General Volunteer today!

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2670 South White Rd.
Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95148
P: (408)729-9700
F: (866) 931-7822
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Our mission is to provide our community with high-quality comprehensive affordable medical, dental, and counseling services at our easily accessible health clinics. Seeing a need to balance the inequalities in healthcare, Foothill Community Health Center provides health services to everyone, regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, immigration status, or ability to pay for services.
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