Medical Center’s Health Coach Program is Seeking Volunteers!
a Health Coach in your community -- Next cohort begins March 2020!
in a 12-week 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 Valley's Highlands Primary Care Clinic. Our Health Coaches serve for
eight months and work one-on-one with their assigned patient – encouraging and
supporting the patient while he/she learns how to navigate the health care
system, access community resources, and improve their self-management skills.
patients at least once per week and meet in-person at least once per month. 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. Coaches also get together weekly for our team
meeting, beginning after the 12-week course is completed. Learn more about volunteering to be a health coach--view info flyer.
information and TO APPLY please contact Laurie King RN, Health Coach Program
Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org or