Volunteers must be at least 18 years old. All Volunteers must download and fill out a volunteer application, and attend a volunteer orientation before working at Lake Norman Community Health Clinic. Please take a moment to review our volunteer guidelines prior to filling out the application. Volunteers must also review and fill our volunteer non-disclosure statement.
All volunteers are trained to maintain a high level of compassion and understanding, to treat all patients with respect in a courteous manner, and to maintain professionalism in conduct and appearance. Confidentiality is stressed, and all volunteers sign an agreement as part of their training. Volunteers are interviewed and must also provide a resume and two professional references.
Those interested in volunteering or receiving additional information please look at our volunteer descriptions and requirements
Current Volunteer Opportunities:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, LNCHC has temporarily suspended many volunteer opportunities. Please continue to revisit this page for updates. All new or returning volunteers must present proof of COVID-19 vaccination.
Administrative and Clerical Volunteers
Front Office Assistants perform a variety of responsibilities related to patients and third parties inclusive of: answering the phone, retrieving messages and returning calls; registering and checking out patients; scheduling patient appointments and eligibility screenings; and releasing and requesting medical records from hospitals, other providers, attorneys and the Department of Social Services.
Nearly half of LNCHC’s patients are Spanish-speaking. Volunteers are needed who are fluent in Spanish to interpret for these patients during their medical visits. Volunteer opportunities are available
any day of the week.
The clinic also provides a community service by giving students from local area colleges and universities an opportunity to learn more about working in the medical field by interning for the summer or for a semester. The clinic also offers a competitive 3-year Pre-med internship for Davidson University students. Students must be classified as sophomores to apply.
Special Projects Volunteers:
The clinic periodically has fundraisers and special events requiring a volunteer workforce. These “give back” opportunities are meant for those who want to offer help, but may not be able to donate time consistently or over a sustained period of time.
LNCHC relies on an extensive network of certified and licensed professionals in the delivery of healthcare. Clinical volunteers are essential to operations. More than 100 doctors, nurses and lab technicians volunteer their services to the clinic on a rotating schedule. They have served more than 7,000 patients since 2001. A referral system is in place for patients who need additional care from specialists.
Volunteer opportunities for licensed professionals are available any day of the week. Credentialing is required for those applying for malpractice through the Federal Tort Claims Act. Clinical volunteers that do not have portable malpractice insurance can receive malpractice coverage from the Federal Government through the Federal Tort Claims Act. A completed application and the following applicable documents are required:
– Resume/CV with Education and Training
– Photo ID
– TB skin test results (within past two years)
– Hepatitis B immunization records
– Current License/Board Certifications/DEA License
– Portable malpractice coverage (if applicable)
Dental Volunteers: (Currently Accepting Inquiries at [email protected])
Bus Driver – Looking for individuals who would feel comfortable getting behind the wheel of a 40ft. long bus to ensure safe delivery of the bus between our partner clinics. The bus would be stationary for 2 weeks prior to being moved to its next location. In that case, your services would only be needed on a two-week basis driving the bus from one location to another. You do NOT need a CDL to drive the bus.
Interpreter – Looking for fluent Spanish speaking individuals who can translate for our Spanish speaking patients on our new dental bus. Being a people person and interacting with others will be important to success. Needs to be willing to be onsite in Davidson, Huntersville or Matthews while the bus is active. 3 -4 hour of services would generally be asked and a definitive schedule is yet to be determined based on the needs of our Spanish speaking patients. We can coordinate your schedule and availability with our clinic dates and times.
Dental Professionals – If you’re a dental professional and want to help serve the need of dental care in our communities, we would love to have you volunteer on our new dental bus, a collaborative between three organizations helping bring dental care to those in need. Active dentists, hygienists and dental assistants are all welcome! Site locations include Matthews, Huntersville and Davidson. Shifts typically fall between 3 – 4 hours. Whether you’re able to volunteer your services once a week, month or every 3 months, it is greatly appreciated. Dentists will need active and in good standing NC license and malpractice insurance/coverage, and hygienists will need active and in good standing NC license.
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