Volunteer Your Time
West Virginia Health Right depends on our volunteers! Join our community of dedicated volunteers in a role that suits your skills, interests, and available time. Download the application form, fill it out on your computer screen, then print, sign and return it to us. We will contact you.
By fax: 304-343-7009
By phone: (304) 414-5919
By email: AnnHyre@wvhealthright.org
By mail: Volunteers, WV Health Right, 1520 Washington St. E., Charleston, WV 25311
Medical Professional Volunteer Positions
PHYSICIAN: Provides assessment, diagnostic, treatment, and follow-up decisions related to the health needs of patients.
NURSE PRACTITIONER/Physicians Assistant: Provides assessment, diagnostic, treatment, and follow-up decisions related to the health needs of patients.
REGISTERED NURSE: Provides nursing care including initial assessment, patient education, dispensary, laboratory, and provider support. RN also initiates physician referrals, draws and processes laboratory samples, prepares exam rooms, and stocks supplies as needed.
DENTIST: Provides assessment, diagnostic, treatment, and follow-up decisions related to the dental needs of patients.
PHARMACIST: Provides consultation to providers, medication education, dispenses medications, and assists with maintaining medication room.
HEALTH EDUCATOR: Provides group and individual disease management education in various areas including diabetes management, weight loss, tobacco cessation, and Hepatitis C management.
DENTAL ASSISTANT: Provides assistance to dentist during procedures, assists with various laboratory duties such as making impressions, cleaning and polishing removable devices, and provides patient education.
DENTAL HYGIENTIST: Provides patient tooth and gum examinations, dental cleanings, and educates patients in developing a good oral hygiene plan.
MEDICAL ASSISTANT: Takes patient to available exam room and assists patient in filing out Medical History forms as needed. Obtains vital signs, weight, and chief complaint from patient, assists provider as needed, assists in laboratory and dispensary as needed, and cleans exam room after patient use.
General Volunteer Positions
OFFICE VOLUNTEER: Assists with filing, copies and collates brochures, prepares mailings, performs data entry, and assists with maintaining orderly storage areas.
SPECIAL EVENTS VOLUNTEER: Participates in planning, preparing for, and conducting a special event.
IT SPECIALIST: Assists staff in development of short term and long range information technology plans and provides implementation assistance.
MARKETING: Assists staff with print and online communications media to represent objectives of the organization effectively.
SPECIAL PROJECTS VOLUNTEERS: Volunteers (either individuals or groups) are needed to provide special services such as painting, cleaning, landscaping, and outside maintenance.