Volunteers needed! Make a difference in the lives of older adults in your community. Volunteer in your free time and help frail older adults get the medical care and information they need to manage their heath, improve their quality of life and live independently in the community.
When you volunteer as a JFS Patient Navigator, you:
- Receive comprehensive, ongoing training and support
- Gain experience navigating health care systems and working with older adults
- Select appointments that fit your schedule
- Get a Patient Navigator padfolio to organize communications
- Join a team of highly trained volunteers who make a direct and positive impact in the lives of people every day
Learn how to:
- Help older adults prepare for upcoming medical appointments, review concerns and frame questions
- Serve as a companion to medical appointments and procedures
- Facilitate communication between doctor and patient
- Take notes during the visit
- Assist in scheduling follow-up care and picking up prescriptions
The older adults you will be helping:
- Are aged 60 to 100+ years old
- Live in Framingham, Natick and surrounding communities
- Can enter and exit a car independently
- Download the flier
- Fill out the form to volunteer with the JFS Patient Navigator program
- Watch a video: Volunteers have collective impact at JFS of Metrowest
- Sign up to help LGBTQ older adults access health care in the Metrowest area
Lunch and materials will be provided at the training.
For questions and to register, call 508-875-3100 ext. 110 or email firstname.lastname@example.org today!+ More... - Less...
475 Franklin St
Framingham, MA 01702
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