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Volunteer Services Opportunities

Volunteer Services

DOH-Miami-Dade is currently seeking volunteers.  Below, you will find a list of available opportunities. If you are interested in participating as a volunteer, please send an email to MiamiDade@FLHealth.gov at your earliest convenience with your availability and we will provide additional details. 

 Community Engagement Assistant

Duties:

 

Support all phases of the community health assessment, planning, and implementation process for the MAPP. Will assist with the development of assessment materials and work to increase the community’s knowledge of the importance of collaboration and assessment to improve community health. The volunteer or intern will also work in the area of health equity and assist with increasing public awareness for the social determinants of health and how these factors can lead to varying health outcomes for different populations.  

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

 

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. Monday to Friday 7:30 - 12:30

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

Program

 

Clinical Administrative Support Services (CASS)

 

Health Support Assistant- Clinical

Duties:

 

Volunteer will assist the staff with client/visitor flow in the Health District Center and/or Florida City Health Center by directing clients and visitors to the appropriate areas within the facility. The Volunteer plays an essential role by greeting clients, providing information, answering questions, routing clients as per procedures, and picking up lab results. Volunteers will call clients to remind of appointments and reschedule no shows. Volunteer will assist in clinical and clerical duties for colposcopy and family planning clinic and at other clinic sites as needed.

Qualifications:

 

Volunteers should have a friendly demeanor, good attitude, and be excellent public speakers. Volunteers must be reliable and be able to arrive on time to complete assigned shifts. Volunteers that have interest in public health are encouraged to apply.

Minimum age:

 

18

Program

 

Preventive Services

 

Florida Breast & Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (FBCCEDP) - 

Public Health Ambassador

Duties:

 

Volunteer 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 plays an essential role by assisting the staff with phone interviews, client appointments reminders, by promoting the program in underserved areas through community health events.

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 

 

Public Health Ambassador - Drive-Thru and Walk-Up operations at the ADAP Program & CHD Pharmacy

Duties:

 

The volunteers will assist the ADAP staff greeting clients, briefly explaining new process (drive thru/walk-up vs. inside pickups), providing client name & DOB to Front Office (walkie talkies), giving meds to clients; obtaining signatures; distributing COVID19 flyer, and other activities, as necessary.

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. The volunteer must be professional, polite, reliable, punctual, honest, and able to maintain strict confidentiality. Shifts are Monday through Friday from 8:00Am – 5:00 PM, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM, or 1:00 PM -5:00 PM.

Minimum age:

 

18

Program

 

ADAP

 

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Center

Duties:

 

Non-medical volunteers are needed to assist with operations and activities at the vaccination sites, such as registration and check-in, data entry, greeting and routing participants, traffic flow, and other administrative tasks.

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

Program

 

PHP

 

If you are interested in participating as a volunteer, please send an email and provide your availability along with your phone number and we will contact you.

MiamiDade@FLHealth.gov