Mercy Volunteers are needed to serve as Clinic Support Coordinators and Patient Navigators. The volunteer provides hospitality, supporting patient intake and documentation, organizing events, and various front desk responsibilities. The volunteer will also work directly with patients on health improvement, connection to other local resources, or insurance enrollment. This is a great opportunity for those interested in a gap year before medical school to gain more understanding of the healthcare system and skills in the medical field.
As the oldest free healthcare clinic in the United States, Cabrini Clinic provides a holistic approach towards meeting the primary health care needs of economically disadvantaged residents of metro Detroit and beyond. They serve those who fall through the medical-social safety net and help connect them with basic resources. They offer education, prevention, and treatment without charge, but with deep compassion and respect for the people they serve and their needs.
SAY Clinic is a primary care clinic serving uninsured and underinsured patients who may be homeless or do not qualify for medical coverage. The Clinic has a primary care provider on staff and additionally works with volunteer specialty providers to deliver comprehensive care to patients in the metro Detroit area.
Mercy Volunteer Corps promotes social change by placing and supporting volunteers for one year of service in healthcare, education, and social services. Mercy Volunteers compassionately serve in the spirit of mutuality within economically poor and socially marginalized communities in the United States and South America. Volunteers live together in an intentional community and commit to spiritual growth and a simple/sustainable lifestyle. All volunteers are provided with housing, transportation, monthly stipends, and more.
For more information, visit mercyvolunteers.org or email Andrea at [email protected].