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Our tremendous volunteer support makes a crucial difference in the lives of our patients.

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How to Apply to Become a Volunteer

As a Federally Qualified Health Center, KC CARE is required to complete and maintain volunteer files and to provide comprehensive training to our volunteers. To become a volunteer, you will be asked the following:

  • Complete a volunteer application and follow-up interview questions.
  • To provide current professional licenses/certificates, as applicable.
  • To complete a general Volunteer Orientation, as well as any necessary training specific to your area of interest.
  • For clinical volunteers, you must commit to a “twice a month” minimum.

Our patients rely on us to maintain a standard of excellence for their care. As such, we ask that volunteers contact mellyr@kccare.org to apply.

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Again, thank you for your interest in volunteering with KC CARE. We look forward to working with you!

Available Volunteer Positions

  • Dental Support – Room patients and assist dental provider.
    • Qualifications: Basic understanding of dental terminology. Ability to follow directions given by dental provider. Friendly and outgoing to provide excellent patient care.
  • Provider – Must be licensed in the State of Missouri. All providers must be approved by KC CARE’s Chief Medical Officer. Once approved will go through credentialing/privileging. Onboarding can take up to 4-6 weeks.
    • Qualifications: Licensed by the State of Missouri.

Non-Medical Volunteer Roles:

  • Screener/Health Center Engagement Rep – Stationed at the entrance of all KC CARE locations to take temperatures, ask symptom questions, and distribute masks and hand sanitizer to everyone visiting our locations. Providing the “first-face” of the health center by greeting patients/staff in a friendly manner and directing individuals to the appropriate areas once the screening process has taken place.
    • Qualifications: Excellent people skills. Ability to communicate effectively with our patients, staff, and other volunteers. Work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Xchange Associate – Connects clients with safe injection supplies and other health center resources, if needed.  Oversees the disposal of used syringes.
    • Qualifications: Must be familiar with or open to learning about harm reduction and substance use.  Must be mindful of safety protocols in our program and must be willing to serve in the Xchange Program at least three times a month.
  • Scribe -Work closely with provider to chart in the electronic medical record during the patient visit. Scribe roles are very limited to our Derm Clinics at our Broadway location which are held every Friday morning and twice a month on Saturday mornings. Also, our pediatric clinic at our Meyer location Monday-Friday from 9a-Noon and 1-5p.
    • Qualifications: Must be computer savvy and comfortable with medical terminology. Ability to move at a fast-pace in keeping with patient flow. Must be outgoing and friendly.

Already a Volunteer?

Login to Volgistics to check your volunteer schedule or let us know when you’re available. Volgistics is our volunteer management system, which helps KC CARE track hours and provide volunteer communication.