Are you compelled by compassion and service to others? We are always looking for people like you who can help serve those without anywhere else to turn for healthcare.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
“Why do I volunteer at St. Mary’s Clinics? One word: People. It is a real blessing to know and to serve our wonderful patients and to work together with staff and fellow-volunteers in this healing ministry.” – Ricardito, volunteer interpreter
The volunteer physician for St. Mary’s Health Clinics provides comprehensive primary medical care to both well and ill patients. The volunteer physician manages and directs care in collaboration with the clinic health care team as well as facilitating referrals to providers and facilities outside St. Mary’s Health Clinics. Volunteer physicians must have a current Minnesota M.D. license, as required by the Minnesota Medical Practice Board. Family Practice specialty is preferable, but not necessary.
Under the supervision of a Nursing Supervisor, and in conjunction with the physician, the Volunteer Nurse is responsible for the overall clinical operation of a designated St. Mary Health Clinic. Volunteer nurses must have a current nursing license for the State of Minnesota.
The admissions volunteer duties include greeting patients and preparing their medical records, as well as other non-medical duties. This is supported by the Clinic Manager at all times either by on-site training and support or by pager.
The volunteer interpreter communicates with patients in their native language for the purpose of sharing information between the patient, their family, and the health care staff in the clinic. The primary interpretive needs for the St. Mary’s Health Clinics patient is Spanish. While no special training is necessary, an understanding of medical terminology is beneficial.
Volunteer drivers for St. Mary’s Health Clinics are responsible for transporting medical supplies, equipment and records to and from the St. Mary’s Health Clinics sites. This position is under the supervision of the Clinic Manager and her staff. Volunteer drivers must have a valid Minnesota drivers license and their own vehicle.
Volunteers in our main office do a variety of essential tasks, like communicating with nurses and patients, assisting our Community Health Worker, and helping with special projects. Please feel free to contact us for current needs.
All of these roles are essential in providing quality healthcare in our community. Our volunteers make a difference!