Volunteer Medic

Berkeley Free Clinic in Berkeley, CA

  • Type: Full Time
position filled
The Medical Section at The Berkeley Free Clinic is now accepting applications for our 2020 training cohort.

The Medical Section offers free acute medical care, TB testing, and STI screening to all members of the community. Volunteers will be trained in skills required to be a community healthcare worker, including history taking, venipuncture, injections, conducting physical examinations, basic pharmacology, and harm reduction counseling. No prior experience is required.

Applications are due on February 2nd!

Please visit for more information and our application.

Please note that all volunteers at the Berkeley Free Clinic are unpaid

Since the Clinic opened, there has been an ever-present, albeit dynamic, need for its services as social conditions have undergone shifts and changes. It has become something of an icon in the area, and has served thousands in a variety of ways during its 50-year history. Its founding principles and structures survive to this day:

Health care is a basic human right and should not be linked to profit.

A great deal of health care knowledge can and should be available and accessible to individuals such that they can have the power to recognize and respond to their own health issues.

Health care should be broadly defined and considerate of the whole being and environment, not simply a response to isolated symptoms.

In keeping with the goals of individual empowerment and the building of healthy communities, locally-based organizations should enable worker participation and responsibility.

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