Do you want to help people and feel more connected to your local community? Every year, 9Health Fair depends on more than 15,000 people just like you who have united to improve health awareness while offering affordable screenings throughout the state of Colorado. Regardless of your particular skill set, chances are we have a need you can help us meet.
We Need COVID-19 Vaccination Volunteers
Right now we are in need of individuals to help us run our COVID-19 vaccination clinics. We are in need of both medical and non-medical volunteers for our COVID-19 vaccination clinics. Please sign up for additional information by clicking the button below. We need observers, vaccinations, and non-medical volunteers to continue getting people vaccinated and getting life back to normal here in Colorado. Some of the dates/locations we are still looking for volunteers are listed below.
Call (303) 698-4455 ext. 2005 to discuss your future involvement with 9Health Fair.
As the largest volunteer-driven, non-profit health and education program in the nation, 9Health appreciates and relies on the contributions of our volunteers to ensure all our operations are running smoothly. Our volunteers are the driving force that ensures Coloradans are getting the vital health information they need to become more aware of, and responsible for, their health – which in turn, helps saves many lives.
Volunteer Positions Available:
We need medical professionals who are willing to volunteer from 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. during a 9Health Fair (or multiple fairs). Skilled phlebotomists are greatly desired. We also appreciate the help from registered nurses, nurse aides, paramedics, licensed practical nurses, physician’s assistants, medical doctors and many others.
Medical Site Coordinators
You’ll work on a team that plans and oversees all medical aspects of a 9Health Fair, including placement of medical screeners. Qualification – Medical professional. Requirements – MD, DO, NP, Certified Paramedic, RN or PA, EMT, LPN, DMD or DDS.
Medical Office Volunteers (Critical and Alert Calls)
During and after the fairs, we seek medical volunteers who want to help us make critical and alert calls to participants whose test results are outside normal ranges. Volunteers are needed any time between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, during April. These shifts take place at our office in Denver.
We want to make sure EVERYONE can participate in a 9Health Fair, and if you’re bilingual, you can help. We need interpreters in many languages to guide participants through the fair. We seek interpreters who speak Spanish, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Mandarin, etc.
Non-Medical Site Coordinators
You’ll work on a team that plans and oversees all the non-medical volunteers. You’ll be responsible for recruiting, managing and communicating with volunteers.
Non-Medical and Group Volunteers
We need a variety of non-medical and group volunteers who are willing to commit to at least one morning (6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) of service at a 9Health Fair. You’ll be responsible for a variety of tasks including registration, directing traffic, interpretation, serving refreshments and more.
If you want a more behind-the-scenes opportunity to help local participants find the answers they need, you can help us answer our busy hotline phone calls during the 9Health Fair season. Shift times vary and take place at our office in Denver. We provide breakfast and/or lunch, plus training.
What kind of volunteer positions are available?
We have a variety of volunteer positions available at 9Health Fair sites and in the 9Health Fair office, including:
- Day-of-Fair Medical Volunteers
- Day-of-Fair Non-Medical Volunteers
- Site Medical Coordinator
- Site Non-Medical Coordinator
- Site Publicity Coordinators
- District Team Leaders
- Group Volunteers
- Medical Office Volunteers
- Hotline Volunteers
- Special Events Volunteers
- Year-Round Volunteers
Do I need a certain level of experience to be a volunteer?
Yes and no. Our volunteer positions require different levels of experience. For instance, we need registered nurses, nurse aides, emergency medical technicians, physician’s assistants, physical therapists, etc. to fill our medical volunteer positions. However, we have many non-medical positions for volunteers to carry out a variety of responsibilities, including registration, directing participants, serving refreshments and much more.
How long does volunteering usually last?
Most of the time we ask volunteers to participate from 6:00 AM until 1:00 PM during a 9Health Fair (or multiple 9Health Fairs). Depending on whether you want to volunteer multiple times or have more responsibility, volunteer times may vary. If you’re interested in a year-round position, please contact the volunteer engagement department at (303) 698-4455 or (800) 332-3078 for more information.
How can I get more information about health screenings and assessments before I volunteer?
Your role is vital to 9Health Fair! We have an online education course funded by a grant from the Colorado Trust. For more information about what to expect and to access this course, click here.