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Volunteer Services Opportunities


Clinical Administrative Support Services Assistant

Duties: The volunteer will assist with clerical support for the Clinical Administrative Support Services (CASS) management team. The volunteer will assist the staff with client appointment reminders and clients with directions within the facility, and customer service surveys. The volunteer will assist with organizing and maintaining CASS department files, updating process maps and policies and procedures. The volunteer will assist with designing, formatting and updating CASS program reports for online and printed publications.

Qualifications: Prior office and customer service experience is a plus. The volunteer must be professional, polite, reliable, punctual, honest and able to maintain strict confidentiality. Must possess excellent organizational, written and verbal skills.  Volunteer must have proficient to advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, etc.).

Minimum age: 18
Time Request: 15 - 20 Hours/Week

Risk Reduction Ambassador

Duties: Volunteers will assist with packaging condoms, conducting research for County-wide HIV/STD campaign, and assist with quality control program by compiling and entering data for condom program. Volunteers will be also being called upon when public events such as fairs, festivals, or other outreach opportunities are taking place to staff tables and booths or otherwise conduct public health outreach. Volunteers may also develop messaging or communication materials and distribute them as needed.

Qualifications: Volunteers must be self-motivated and passionate about STD/HIV Prevention and Control Program. Volunteers or interns that have interest in public health, epidemiology, and infectious disease tracking and management are encouraged to apply. Volunteers should have a friendly demeanor, good attitude, and be excellent public speakers, and should have access to transportation for traveling to and from community outreach sites. Volunteers must be reliable and be able to arrive on time to complete assigned shifts.

Minimum age: 18
Program: STD/HIV Prevention and Control Program


STD/HIV – Public Health Ambassador

Duties: Volunteers will assist with outreaching to individuals to promote HIV/STD Testing, registering individuals for testing and assisting with Awareness Day events by preparing materials for events. Ambassadors will take part in community outreach events and provide information about Department services, programs, and goals to the general community. Volunteers will prepare, shadow, and assist in Education sessions and will be also be called upon when public events such as fairs, festivals, or other outreach opportunities are taking place to staff tables and booths or otherwise conduct public health outreach.

Qualifications: Knowledge of public health principles as well as Florida Department of Public Health in Miami Dade services and programs is helpful but not required. Ambassadors should have a friendly demeanor, good attitude, and be excellent public speakers. Ambassadors should have access to transportation for traveling to and from community outreach sites. Volunteers must be reliable and be able to arrive on time to complete assigned shifts. Volunteers or interns that have interest in public health, epidemiology, and infectious disease tracking and management are encouraged to apply.

Minimum age: 18
Program: STD/HIV Prevention and Control Program


Florida Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (FBCCEDP)
Public Health Ambassador

Duties: The FBCCEDP in Miami-Dade County is one of 16 lead sites in the state of Florida tasked with enrolling low income women, with no health insurance for life-saving cancer screenings. The Volunteer will play an essential role by assisting the staff with phone interviews, client appointments reminders, case management and by promoting the program in underserved areas through community health events. Volunteers may also develop messaging or communication materials and distribute them as needed.

Qualifications: Volunteers must be self-motivated and passionate about helping women who are underserved. Knowledge of breast and cervical cancer screening recommendations will be helpful but not required. Bilingual in English/Haitian Creole or English/Spanish is required. Volunteers should have access to transportation for traveling to and from community outreach sites.

Minimum age: 18
Program: Preventive Services 


Community Engagement Assistant

Duties: Support all phases of the community health assessment, planning, and implementation process: As part of the Community Themes and Strengths Assessment, assist with recruitment of the MAPP Committee and community participants and assist in the facilitation of the focus groups.  As part of the Forces of Change Assessment, assist in the planning and implementation of the community meeting. Participate in the Miami-Dade County Extended Wellbeing Survey Training. Miami-Dade County Extended Wellbeing Survey administration and data collection. Monitoring and evaluation of Miami-Dade County Extended Wellbeing Survey results.  Continuous Quality Improvement

Qualifications: Knowledge of public health principles as well as Florida Department of Public Health in Miami Dade services and programs is helpful but not required. Volunteers should have a friendly demeanor, good attitude, and be excellent public speakers. Volunteers should have access to transportation for traveling to and from community outreach sites. Volunteers must be reliable and be able to arrive on time to complete assigned shifts. Volunteers or interns that have interest in public health, and management are encouraged to apply.

Minimum age: 18
Program: Community Health and Planning