Are you a student looking for volunteer, shadowing, or internship opportunities? There are many ways for students to give back to their community and to become more involved.
Are you a student looking for volunteer, shadowing, or internship opportunities?
There are many ways for students to give back to their community and to become more involved. Listed below are some places that taken volunteers and a brief description:
The Latino Internship in Health Disparities Research Program at Juntos Center for Advancing Latino Health, at the University of Kansas Medical Center (KUMC). This internship program engages high school, undergraduate, and graduate students in research projects, mentorship, and structured training classes focused on key dimensions of health disparities, in a culturally diverse setting.
Children’s Miracle Network of Greater Kansas City – This organization is dedicated to help create miracles by raising funds for local hospitals. They use their funds to support research and training, purchase equipment, and pay for uncompensated care, all to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible.
KU Medical Center-There are many volunteer opportunities such as clerical, delivery, gift ship, pastoral care, PathFinder, Peers for/Life, Reach Out and Read, and offsite volunteering as well.
JayDoc Free Clinic– This clinic is a free clinic run by students who volunteer to serve the community of Greater Kansas City. The clinic also provides patients with referrals to other clinics in the Safety Net.
Silver City Health Center– This health center provides health services to English and Spanish-speaking residents of Wyandotte and Johnson counties. It provides health education resources to individuals without insurance. It is located in the Argentine community of Kansas City Kansas.
Reach Out and Read Kansas City– This program provides books to low income children during well-child visits at partner clinic sites, building a 15 book library for each child before he or she enters kindergarten.
This project was supported by the National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) under Award Number R25OD020214.
The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.
For more information, go to the SEPA T-SCORE Project Page.