RSVP Nonprofit Partner Spotlight: Battle Ground Healthcare

OUR MISSION IS TO HELP!

 

Over 61,000 people in Clark County qualify for our help. Battle Ground HealthCare is a 501c3 nonprofit group that is a community and faith based organization. Many local churches, businesses and individuals within our community have provided goods, services, and many hours of volunteer time because they care about their neighbors and want to serve those in need. We want to improve the medical and dental health of our community, reduce the costs of emergency room visits, and improve the quality of life of many of our neighbors. We are providing free chronic medical care and limited dental services.

Battle Ground HealthCare simply would not be able to provide services without their volunteers who are the heart and soul of their organization.   All it takes is a few hours a week, or even a month, to help bring health, hope and healing to the community and make a difference for the uninsured and under-insured in North Clark County!

Receptionist are needed to answer phones and assist clients with questions about clinic services, greet walk-in clients, make appointments, and check-in clients when appropriate. Applicants who are willing to learn the medical records system are preferred but not required. Interested individuals need to have some computer skills, or be willing to learn. The current shifts available are Tuesdays 6 - 9 p.m., Wednesday and Fridays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 1 – 5 p.m. 

Volunteer Licensed Massage Therapists are needed to perform therapeutic massage in order to relieve pain, help rehabilitate injuries, improve circulation, and aid in the general wellness and positive health of patients of the clinic. Volunteer Occupational Therapists and Physical Therapists are also an integral part of this team that helps ensure that neighbors in North Clark County should have access to health services when managing chronic pain and receiving rehabilitation services. Join the Battle Ground HealthCare team today. A few hours a month commitment volunteering in one of these positions fits nicely into even the busiest of schedules, and can make a real difference in the lives of patients needing this treatment.  

Special education programs provided by Battle Ground HealthCare also need the assistance of experienced volunteers and licensed professionals:

- Taking Back My Life Chronic Pain Self-Management Courses provides education from physical therapists, occupational therapists, mental health and nutrition specialists for those suffering from chronic pain from a back or neck injury, fibromyalgia, diabetes or other chronic pain conditions.

- Diabetes Self-Management Classes teach people with diabetes how to better manage their health. This class has 3 sessions that are two hours each.

- Cooking Matters with Diabetes, in collaboration with the Clark County Food Bank, teaches cooking skills, how to shop on a budget, recipes, and nutrition information focused on diabetes. This class has 6 sessions that are two hours each.

- Lunch & Learns are held the second Tuesday of every month from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. This monthly event teaches attendees about services the clinic provides. Volunteer teams are needed to help plan and coordinate these monthly events. Attend the next one yourself to find out  more about Battle Ground HealthCare. After you do, we’re sure you’ll want to stay and volunteer!

Call RSVP at 360-735-3683 or email us at rsvp@hsc-wa.org for more information!

 

 

 

 

 

The Human Services Council provides people with access to services, transportation and volunteer opportunities to impact their lives and strengthen our Southwest Washington community.