Volunteer Opportunities

Health Care Professionals:

Physicians and Medical Specialists

The CFC Medical Clinic uses primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, diabetic educators, and a variety specialists to see patients during our evening clinics and deliver integrated care to our patients. These volunteers staff clinics on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Contact CFC Director of Medical Clinic Operations Meghan Hinger at 434-295-8961 or meghan@cvillefreeclinic.org.

Nurses

Volunteer nurses support our volunteer providers during evening clinics on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. They also assist our Nurse Practitioner during our daytime clinics on Monday-Thursday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Additionally, “follow-up” nurse volunteers review charts and schedule referral appointments. Contact Volunteer Coordinator Melanie Coffey at 434-295-8962 or volunteercoordinator@cvillefreeclinic.org.

Mental Health Professionals

Psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, and social workers may volunteer to provide mental health assessments, counseling, and medication management for CFC medical patients during our evening clinics on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Contact CFC Director of Medical Clinic Operations Meghan Hinger at 434-295-8961 or meghan@cvillefreeclinic.org.

Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians volunteer to fill and dispense medications during our evening clinics at our licensed, on-site pharmacy on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. If you are a pharmacist, contact CFC Pharmacy Coordinator Chris Hicks at 434-295-8958 or pharmacy@cvillefreeclinic.org. If you are pharmacy technician or interested in training to become a pharm tech, contact Volunteer Coordinator Melanie Coffey at 434-295-8962 or volunteercoordinator@cvillefreeclinic.org.

Dental Professionals

The CFC Dental Clinic relies on dentists, dental hygienists, and dental assistants to see patients during our day, evening and Saturday dental clinics. We also rely on volunteers from UVA and the VCU School of Dentistry. Contact Shell Duff at 434-972-6233 or shell@cvillefreeclinic.org.

Non-Health Care Professionals:

Of course! We use volunteers during our day and evenings to help with reception, phones, patient eligibility screenings, translating and administrative tasks. Contact Volunteer Coordinator Melanie Coffey at 434-295-8962 or volunteercoordinator@cvillefreeclinic.org.

Daytime Administrative Support

We use a group of volunteers for support in our office. Duties include calling patients with reminders, chart work, handing out scripts and scheduling patients. Contact Volunteer Coordinator Melanie Coffey at 434-295-8962 or volunteercoordinator@cvillefreeclinic.org.

Medical Students

The CFC has a number of ways for UVA medical, nursing, and dental students to get involved during our evening clinics and with special projects like our insulin titration program. Contact Volunteer Coordinator Melanie Coffey at 434-295-8962 or volunteercoordinator@cvillefreeclinic.org.

Undergraduate Students

There are opportunities for undergraduate students to volunteer at the CFC. We regularly accept undergraduate interns through Madison House and the University Internship Program (UIP) at UVA. If you are an undergraduate student interested in volunteering at CFC, contact Volunteer Coordinator Melanie Coffey at 434-295-8962 or volunteercoordinator@cvillefreeclinic.org.

High School Students

Thank you for your interest, but we cannot accept high school student volunteers or interns.