Volunteers: An Essential Partnership
Make a Difference
Volunteers are an essential part of the staff at VHP. Every week 60-70 volunteers are needed to operate the clinic.
If you would like to volunteer, please call:
Volunteer Coordinator, Amy Browning (251) 460-4062
Physicians, nurse practitioners, and dentists volunteers, Pat Dixon, 251-460-0999.
Because of the nature of the services we provide, all volunteers are subject to a background check and must sign a statement of confidentiality.
Front Desk Assistant
Duties include answering the phone, calling patients, filing charts, greeting patients and helping with patient check in and out.
Pharmacy Tech background is ideal but not required. Some computer skills are required to change and print labels. Inventory, repackage and restock medications. Record medications on card and file patients charts. Place and return phone calls.
Patient Assistance Program Aide
Need familiarity with medical terminology. Experience writing prescriptions for doctor’s signature a plus but not required. Do clerical work, data entry, filing and mailing for Patient Assistance Program. Call patients to come in and sign forms and pick up medications.
Escort patients to and from the waiting area. Take blood pressure, pulse, temperature, etc. Determine reason for visit. Fill out form for doctor.
Grounds and Gardening Helpers
Assist with gardening and planting or annual spring cleaning.
Special Events and Fundraising
Help assemble key mailing pieces for the clinic. Prep, set up and tear down for annual fundraising events. Clerical work, data entry, filing and follow up with donors.