VOLUNTEER

Volunteers are always needed at His Hands Free Clinic. In fact, everything we do relies on the support and efforts of our volunteers!

Check out some common volunteer positions below! We also encourage interested professionals in related medical fields (EMT, Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, etc.) to get involved.

Help Us Fill the Gap

There are approximately 13,000 uninsured and underinsured residents in the Cedar Rapids area. The care we provide reduces the need for expensive hospital visits
and expensive doctor visits. We helped more than 1000 people last year, and are on track to nearly double that amount this year, with your help.

Medical Volunteers

Providers: Nurses (RNs and LPNs), Nurse Practitioners, Physicians Assistants, Physicians, Chiropractors, and Specialists:

Qualifications: Unrestricted Iowa license, professional malpractice insurance or insurance through the VHCPP program, experience preferred.

Frequency: Minimum once a month for two hours.

When: During clinics (Tuesdays and Thursdays 5 – 7 p.m., or Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) Chiropractors as available. We can work around your schedule. Call for more details.

Note for specialist volunteers: Our patients need specialists too!

Pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, and Pharmacy Assistants

Qualifications: Licensed pharmacists, Pharmacy Technicians, experience preferred.

Frequency: Minimum of once a month

For insurance purposes, our licensed volunteers must have personal liability insurance. If you don’t carry your own, you can get the appropriate coverage through the Volunteer Health Care Provider Program through the Iowa Department of Public Health. Contact us for more details.

Dental Volunteers

Dentists

Qualifications: Unrestricted Iowa license, professional malpractice insurance or insurance through the VHCPP program, experience preferred.

Frequency: Minimum of once a month

When: As schedule permits

Where: On site or in your own office

Dental Hygienists

Qualifications: Unrestricted Iowa license, professional malpractice insurance or get insurance through the VHCPP program, experience preferred.

Frequency: As available

When: During dental clinics

Dental Assistants

Qualifications: Unrestricted Iowa license, professional malpractice insurance or insurance through the VHCPP program, experience preferred.

Frequency: As available

When: During dental clinics

Other Volunteer Opportunities

Administrative Assistant

Volunteers to assist with filing, copying, phone calls and various other administrative tasks

Qualifications: Pleasant attitude, organized, dependable, phone experience a plus, experience preferred.

Frequency: Minimum of once a month

When: During administrative office hours (Tuesday – Thursday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.)

Receptionist

Volunteers to greet patients, schedule appointments and various other administrative tasks.

Qualifications: Pleasant attitude, organized, dependable, experience preferred.

Frequency: Minimum of twice per month

When: Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. or Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5-7 p.m.

Prayer Volunteers

Pray side by side with clinic patients. We strive to offer prayer support to every patient who is seen at the clinic.

Qualifications: A committed Christian who feels comfortable praying with others and has completed the clinic’s prayer support training. Must be a member of a local church for at least 6 months.

Frequency: Minimum of once a month.

When: During medical, chiropractic or dental clinics.

Ongoing Prayer: Prayer support for all those who are part of our team — including staff and volunteers — as well as the individuals who seek out His Hands for their care is always welcomed. Click here to view the prayer intention schedule for the current month. 

One-Time Group Projects

Are you looking for a project for your church group or to do with friends? We have various group projects including cleaning, painting, providing snacks to volunteers and much more. Contact us and we will put your group to work!

His Hands Board Member

Board Members of His Hands Free Clinic provide governance to to the clinic to ensure its mission is fulfilled.

Responsibilities:

Attend meetings, share knowledge, resources, and connections. Board meetings are the second Tuesday of odd months from 6 to 8 pm.

Qualifications:
  • Be a committed Christian who demonstrates a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and is involved in a local church.
  • Agree with and be willing to uphold the Statement of Faith and Statement of Values.
  • Be over the age of 18.
  • Have experience the areas needed by the board: nonprofit governance, technology, human resources, building community connections, and fundraising.
Benefits:
  • Knowing that you are part of a much larger picture, helping people to receive the healthcare they need and knowing God is glorified through the gift of your time.
  • Meeting and working alongside new people.
  • Keeping up on skills you may already have and/or learning new ones.

To inquire about joining our board of directors, please send an email to Alex Turnell at alex@HisHandsClinic.org.

Statement of Values

Based upon the example of our Lord Jesus Christ, we are dedicated to serve a diverse community. We are committed to love and respect all persons, regardless of a patient’s religious beliefs, and to demonstrate integrity in our words and actions. 

There is a Place for You

There is a place for everyone at His Hands. You do not need a medical degree to serve our community. We need volunteers for everything from office work to fundraising to providing medical, dental, and chiropractic care. All healthcare providers must be licensed in the state of Iowa.

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