Medical Center’s Health Coach Program is Seeking Volunteers!
a Health Coach in your community -- Now accepting applications!
FREE training in a 12-week online course is provided. By participating in the course, you will gain:
about chronic illnesses including diabetes, COPD, heart disease, and high blood
listening and communication skills, including motivational interviewing
with local community resources
serving as part of a Primary Health Care team
for empowering patients
completion of the course, you may be eligible to serve as a volunteer Health
Coach through a Valley Medical Center primary care clinic. Our Health Coaches serve for six months and work one-on-one with their assigned patient. Coaches encourage and support the patient while he/she learns how to define personal health-related goals, navigate the health care system, access community resources, make lifestyle changes to improve health and improve their self-management skills.
patients at least once per week and meet in-person (or via a confidential video call) at least once per month. If applicable, in-person
visits may occur in the patient’s home, a coffee shop, at a clinic, or at a
community resources such as the YMCA, farmer’s market, or community center. All visits are compliant with COVID-19 guidelines. Coaches also get together weekly via Zoom for a team meeting, beginning after the 12-week course is completed.
Read more about the program in this flyer. Learn how to apply.
information and TO APPLY please contact Laurie King RN, Health Coach Program
Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.