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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 Summer-Fall semester is Friday, May 5, 2017. All paperwork must be completed and turned in by this date in order to begin volunteering in January. A mandatory volunteer training will take place Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3. Service terms are:
  1. Summer-Fall Semesters (May-December)
  2. Fall-Spring Semesters (September-May)
  3. Spring-Summer Semesters (January-August)
 
*Currently accepting applications for May-December term*
 
 
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 County, WI.
 
 
 
To become a Marshfield Clinic volunteer, you must successfully complete the five steps below. Please note this process may take up to a few weeks to complete.
 
   Step 1:
Read the service description and complete the application if the program is a good fit for you.
 
   Step 2:
Print, complete, and return an Immunization Form, Letter of Acknowledgment, and Background Disclosure Form. If you are under 18, you must also print, complete, and return the Volunteer Consent Form.
Note: All volunteers must provide acceptable proof of vaccination for: (a) Measles (b) Mumps (c) Rubella (d) Varicella (e) Hepatitis B (f) Tdap and (g) Seasonal Influenza (documentation of Influenza vaccination is required annually prior to December 1 of each year).
 
   Step 3:
Once your application documents are received, Marshfield Clinic will contact you to schedule an interview, check your references and conduct background checks.
 
   Step 4:
After the interview, Marshfield Clinic will schedule a no-cost drug screen and Quantiferon Gold blood draw (Tuberculosis Test) .
 
   Step 5:
Attend the training session scheduled by your volunteer program coordinator.
If you have questions, please contact Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach at 715-221-8400.
 
For Youth Net:
Scan and email required documents to jensen.rachel@marshfieldclinic.org
If unable to scan and email, mail to:
Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach
Attn: Rachel Jensen
1000 N. Oak Ave (F1C)
Marshfield, WI 54449
Or Fax: 715-389-8779
Questions? Phone: 715-221-8400
 
For Community Connections Team:
Scan and email required documents to sternweis.cindy@marshfieldclinic.org
If unable to scan and email, mail to:
Cindy Sternweis
Family Health Center-FHP
1307 North St. Joseph Ave.
Marshfield, WI 5449
Questions? Phone: 715-858-4467
 
For Independent and Upright:
Scan and email required documents to zelenak.laura@marshfieldclinic.org
Or Print and mail completed application to:
Marshfield Clinic Center for Community Outreach
Attn: Laura Zelenak
1000 N. Oak Ave (F1C)
Marshfield, WI 54449
Or Fax: 715-389-8779
Questions?  Phone: 715-221-8400