Marshfield Clinic serves patients through accessible, high quality health care, research and education. Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach partners with communities to support community health improvement plans and assists in developing healthy environments that foster resilient, successful children, youth and families. Through the Center for Community Outreach, Marshfield Clinic offers individuals and groups a variety of volunteer opportunities to improve the quality of life and health within local communities. Marshfield Clinic offers a variety of volunteer opportunities. If you have any questions regarding these volunteer opportunities, please contact Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach at 715-221-8400.
Youth Net – Youth Net is a comprehensive afterschool program located in Marshfield, WI. Youth Net serves at-risk youth ages 8-18. Programming is offered five days a week throughout the year with a focus on academic success, personal, social development and healthy active living.
Community Connections Team – Community Connections Team is focused on keeping patients well beyond the medical office. University students and community volunteers connect patients to community resources according to their needs. Community Connections Team is a service of Marshfield Clinic, Family Health Center Inc., and UW-Eau Claire. Currently, there are volunteer opportunities in Eau Claire, WI. Volunteers must commit to a full service term (2 semesters or 9 months) and a minimum of one 3-4 hour shift per week. Applicants may apply at any time and designate the service terms they are applying to on the application. The application deadline for Fall-Spring semester is Friday, August 4, 2017. All paperwork must be completed and turned in by this date in order to begin volunteering in September. A mandatory volunteer training will take place Friday, Septemer 1, 2017. Service terms are:
Independent and Upright – Independent and Upright is a peer-to-peer fall risk prevention program, developed in partnership with Marshfield Clinic and the Lincoln County Falls Coalition. Independent and Upright empowers older adults to maintain their independence by using trained volunteers to assess the risks for falling in the home through home visits. If key risk factors for falling are identified, volunteers assist in connecting individuals to community resources to improve home safety. The program is available in Lincoln and Wood Counties, WI.
Marshfield Child Advocacy Center - The Marshfield Child Advocacy Center is championed by a board certified pediatrician who specializes in caring for children who are potential victims of abuse. The pediatrician provides comprehensive medical exams to evaluate for possible abuse, including physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and witness to violence. In addition, the pediatrician provides consultation services to other physicians for children hospitalized with suspicious bodily injuries. Our team of dedicated individuals includes: social worker/forensic interviewers, behavioral health specialist, medical assistant, education specialist, department manager, program manager, and administrative secretary.