Volunteer at the Corner

Interships at the Corner

If you are interested in completing an internship for class credit at the Corner Health Center, please fill out this application and we will be in contact with you.

Volunteer Opportunities

Have extra time on your hands? Want to become involved in the community? Need volunteer hours for university class?
Review the volunteer opportunities below, fill out our online application and start making a difference today! 
Must be 18 years or older to volunteer and the Corner does not accept volunteers meeting court required hours

if you have any specific speciality skills and do not see an opportunity that fits those skills, please contact us directly!

Current Volunteer Positions:

See an opportunity you're interested in? Complete our volunteer application here.

Corner Store Volunteer

Location:

Corner Health Center

Purpose:

Volunteers will lead day to day operations of the Store and Food Pantry under staff supervision. The Corner Store is a safety net program that provides beneficial tangible support for Corner patients. Patients earn points each time they visit the Corner Health Center. They may redeem their points for merchandise in the Corner Store. The Store is stocked with a variety of personal care items, household goods, and infant care products. A free food pantry is included in the Store to provide patients with access to healthy food.

Time Commitment:

Minimum donation of 2-4 hours/week
Times availabe:

Monday: 9am-8pm
Tuesday: 9am-6pm
Wednesday: 1pm-8pm
Thursday:9am-6pm
Friday:9am-5pm

Works with:

Corner team members, including staff, interns, other volunteers and our youth.

Duties and Responsibilities: Tasks may vary depending on which shift being worked.
  • Check volunteer calendar for scheduled daily tasks
  • Greet patients in lobby and assist and with their shopping experience in the Corner Store
  • Encourage patients to take advantage of healthy pantry options, useful Store products and free basic care items
  • If applicable, share information about Corner programs and/or services
  • Record and maintain accurate data of client’s visit/items selected
  • Maintain accurate inventory of all store and pantry items
  • Organize, restock, “price” Store items
  • Light cleaning (sweeping, dusting, wipe down fridge etc.)
  • Responsible for accurately checking in and out in the volunteer binder at the front desk.
Qualifications:
  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • Maintaining privacy and confidentiality of all personal information
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to stand, lift, walk and bend
  • Physical capability to lift up to 20lbs. Accommodations can be made as needed
  • Comfortable working with people of varying socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and ethnic diversity
  • Personal awareness and emotional maturity
Training:
  • Volunteer orientation
  • On the job training/shadowing in store with Corner Health staff 
Dress Code:
  • Wear comfortable, appropriate clothes for the assigned daily tasks such as jeans and volunteer t-shirt. 
  • Close toed shoes
  • Volunteer badge and nametag must be worn during volunteer shift in a visible location.

Cleaning Volunteer

Location:
Corner Health Center  

Purpose:
Help the Corner maintain a high quality of cleanliness. 

Time Commitment:
5 hours a month

Works with:
Corner team members, including staff, interns, other volunteers.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  •   Communicate with Volunteer Coordinator or Clinic Manager to know what cleaning tasks need to be completed.
  •   Organize or stock items
  •   Deep clean: may include but not limited to:
    •    Wiping down lobby chairs
    •    Cleaning windows/doors
    •    Clean baseboards
    •    Move furniture and items to clean around or under
    •   Disinfect drinking fountains
    •    Mop floors 
Qualifications:
  • Enjoy cleaning
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to stand, lift, walk, use stairs and bend
  • Physical capability to lift up to 20lbs repeatedly.
  • Comfortable working with people of varying socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, and ethnic diversity

 Training:

  • Volunteer orientation
  • On the job training

 Dress Code:

  • Wear comfortable, appropriate clothes for the assigned daily tasks such as jeans and volunteer t-shirt. 
  • Close toed shoes
  • Volunteer badge and nametag must be worn during volunteer shift in a visible location.

 

Contact for more infomation about all volunteer opportunities:

Andrew Lewis, LMSW
Care Manager
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