Thank you for your interest in volunteering Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center and Foundation. Virginia Garcia was founded by volunteers and we continue to honor the time, energy and skills that volunteers bring to our organization.

For more information about volunteering at Virginia Garcia, or to get the onboarding process started, please email volunteer@vgmhc.org 

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Current Non-Medical Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer at our clinic vaccination events for a non-medical role!

  • We are currently developing our volunteer program to better serve our organization, our dedicated volunteers and our community supporters. 
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  • You can view the volunteer opportunities and descriptions for the non-medical roles here.
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Adequate PPE will be provided; the level and type will be based on the specific duties being performed. These tasks will involve standing for long hours in various weather conditions. Due to COVID-19 please bring your own snacks and water.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact volunteer@vgmhc.org 

  • [For information about volunteer opportunities at our Beaverton Food Pantry please see the Food Bank tab below]

For information about student learning and internship opportunities, please click here.

Current Medical Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer at our clinic vaccination events for a medical role!

Adequate PPE will be provided; the level and type will be based on the specific duties being performed. These tasks will involve standing for long hours in various weather conditions. Due to COVID-19 please bring your own snacks and water.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Lynne Foster (lfoster@vgmhc.org) 

Administrative Support

Data entry, filing, and various other administrative tasks are needed to keep our operations running. Use your detail-oriented skills to help our behind-the-scenes trains run on time.

Due to COVID-19 these opportunities are not available at this time.

 

Advocacy

Virginia Garcia works to make sure our patients’ interests are represented in local, state, and national policy decisions. Register voters, contact your elected officials, and engage community members in making sure everyone has access to great health care.

Children's Session Aide and Instructor

We’ll have various activities at our Cornelius Wellness Center over the summer, from arts and crafts to dance to making (and eating) snacks, and more. We’ll need volunteer help with keeping kids engaged and supporting the instructors’ plans.

Due to COVID-19 these volunteer opportunities are not available at this time.

 

Events

Our Foundation holds a few events each year to raise funds and awareness of our work. We’ll need volunteers to help with event prep the day before, and various tasks (like guest registration, ushering, raffle ticket sales, and parking support) the day of, for each of the following events

  • National Health Center Week. Week of August 9-13, multiple clinic locations and times
  • ¡Prospera!  Friday, October 1st - on Zoom
Food Bank

Support our monthly free food markets in partnership with the Oregon Food Bank and Beaverton. We will be giving away fresh produce and dry foods to needy families in a farmer’s market type of environment. We may also cook and serve recipe samples to give people ideas of how to prepare healthy foods.

Beaverton Food Pantry 

Volunteer Shift: 12:15 pm - 3:45 pm

Food Pantry Hours: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm 

Dates (the first Thursday of each month):

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  • - July 1, 2021
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  • - August 5, 2021
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  • - September 2, 2021
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  • - October 7, 2021
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  • - November 4, 2021
Garden

Help our Cornelius Wellness Center garden grow! The garden is used for teaching healthy food options, herbal medicine, and producing delicious food for our patient community.

Due to COVID-19 these volunteer opportunities are not available.

Migrant Camp Outreach

Every summer, our mobile clinic visits migrant and seasonal farmworker patients at their job sites. We need volunteers to help us count patients, assist our health educators, run children’s activities, distribute donated items, and more. Spanish speaking ability required.

Find out more about what we do in Outreach.

 

Wellness Instructors

Teach our patients and community members in Cornelius and Beaverton in exercise classes like yoga or tai chi, self-defense, resume writing, English, crafting with seniors and kids, and more.

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