CURRENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Thank you for considering volunteering with us! Please peruse available volunteer positions listed below to see if you may be a match for our team. Most of our volunteer schedules occur Monday through Friday.
Positions in Outside In's clinic services
Laboratory Assistant (Openings now)
Assist the functioning of clinic lab by performing in-house laboratory tests ordered by healthcare providers, storing and preparing patient specimens sent for outside testing, accurately and thoroughly maintain laboratory log of tests performed, maintaining laboratory equipment and run control tests, and ensuring proper labeling, storage, and authorization of all specimens.
Syringe Exchange Assistant - Two locations: Downtown or Clackamas Service Center (Openings now)
Provide respectful, non-judgmental space to people who inject drugs, facilitate syringe exchange, and supply harm reduction (HIV/Hepatitis C prevention and safer injection) education and supplies to clients, as well as engaging clients in harm reduction and health discussions and remaining up-to-date with information about issues and interventions used in harm reduction, HIV & Hepatitis C prevention, and alcohol and drug treatment.
Tattoo Removal Assistant
Support tattoo removal program operations through assisting medical providers to administer tattoo removal treatment by clinical and administrative support, including rooming the patient and preparing them for treatment, ensuring the patients’ comfort and privacy, answering frequently asked questions about aftercare and policies, and maintaining a tidy and stocked treatment area and waiting lobby.
Information and Referrals Specialist (Openings now)
Represent Outside In and be the first point of contact for persons who come our way seeking assistance by providing agency reception at our front desk and serving as a central point of information about Outside In’s services and offer referrals to other agencies.
Patient Outreach Assistant (Openings now)
Assist Clinic Care Team Panel Managers in targeted outreach by evaluating clients who due for routine screenings and in need of follow-up appointments, contacting the selected patients to facilitate scheduling, categorizing and prioritizing patient panels, and maintaining accurate and up-to-date electronic health records.
OHP Application Assister
Assist team in ensuring healthcare access of uninsured clients eligible for Oregon Health Plan (OHP) by using government databases to submit and update OHP applications, updating agency tracking sheet of application statuses, notifying clients of application status and upcoming renewal date, and remaining up-to-date on OHP information and processes.
Acupuncture Clinic Assistant (Openings Now)
Provide operational support to Outside In’s Complementary Alternative Medicine Clinic for Acupuncture services. This volunteer opportunity works closely with Clinical Acupuncture Providers and Acupuncture Interns with Oregon College or Oriental Medicine. The volunteer will provide operational support by putting together herbal formulas under the direction of acupuncturists and provide general assistance in the clinic.
Positions in Outside In's youth services
Café Services Assistant (Openings now)
Join our culinary crew and support Outside In's talented chefs prepare healthy, hot farm-to-table meals for homeless youth. As a café volunteer, you have the unique opportunity to connect with at-risk youth, to cultivate a safe and healthy environment for them, and even learn and improve your kitchen skills. We serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner Sunday through Friday.
Dog Assistant (Openings now)
Support Outside In's Virginia Woof Dog Daycare operations by assisting with dog activities for the daycare, tending to the welfare of the dogs, and maintaining a clean, safe, and fun facility. Occasionally, volunteers have the opportunity to provide professional role modeling for youth in training.
Learning Lab Tutor (Openings now)
Located at our Employment & Education Resource Center downtown, volunteers provide GED, basic skills, and college homework tutoring to students enrolled in the Urban Ed Alternative School, and help implement an educational plan developed by Urban Ed teachers. Especially in need of tutors strong in math, and currently seeking a tutor for our Coding program.
Medical Professional Volunteer Opportunities
Outside In’s clinic is looking for physicians or other medical providers to give guest lectures on their specialized area of medical expertise. The guest lecturer would be scheduled for a one-day presentation to our medical staff to help expand our knowledge and our ability to provide the best possible care to our patients. Guest lecturers are not required to fill out the formal Volunteer Application – please contact Caroline Jackson at email@example.com if you are interested in sharing your experience with our medical team.
Tattoo Removal Provider
Provide tattoo removal services to low-income clients, with priority given to gang, hate, drug, criminal, and domestic-violence related tattoos. Accepting those with active DO, MD, ND, or NP licenses.
Specialist Care Provider
Seeking licensed medical providers to volunteer once or twice a month within a variety of specialties to supplement ongoing Primary Care to low-income, homeless and/or uninsured patients. Our clinic is currently in need of providers with the following specialties: Orthopaedics, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Podiatry, and Physical Therapy.