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2023-2024 AmeriCorps VISTA WAFCC Clinic/Health Department Member

Interested in a healthcare profession (Medical school, Dental school, Public Health, Master's Program)? Looking to serve your community, grow your leadership abilities and gain management experience? This is a wonderful gap year opportunity!

The goal of Wisconsin's Association of Free Clinics (WAFCC) is to better serve the many communities throughout Wisconsin by helping to keep every free and charitable clinic as well as health department sustainable. WAFCC does this in many ways such as: helping to foster and develop community and inter-clinic collaboration, implementing best practices in the form of our standards of excellence, engaging with programmatic development via policies and procedures, implementing new programs, engaging with the community, and much more.

AmeriCorps VISTA Members serving at one of our sites may be doing a variety of things depending on the population you're serving and what the sites needs are. Some of which may include: developing clinic policies and procedures, growing the sites volunteer pool, helping maintain the standards of excellence, helping build and maintain partnerships with schools, coalitions and other community organizations, continuing to develop the sites social media presence, implementation of community education and awareness events, increasing capacity of recovery and substance abuse treatment programs, development of educational materials and resources the community can use, building the capacity of the health department to relay scientific and evidenced-based information, grant writing experience and more.