Purpose and Duties: Volunteer will help the clients develop a new normal through supportive phone calls with the goal of chronic care self-management. Trained TeleHealth Buddies will encourage physician recommendations like:
- COVID-19 compliant hygiene recommendations
- diet and exercise
- pharmacy & medications
- medical appointments & treatment regimens
- when it is time to call a health care provider BEFORE there is an emergency
Qualifications: No specific qualifications necessary. Prefer volunteers to have a background in the healthcare field.
Time Commitment: Whatever time you can devote is great, whether it be just a couple of hours a week or more.
Training: 8-minute “Introduction to Volunteering” video along with ongoing videos to help hone telehealth volunteering skills.
Next Steps: Contact Michaela Pattison Below