Volunteer Nurses Needed

Volunteers needed!

Local refugees need a healthy start to their new life in Canada. Help make that happen while growing professionally, developing global health knowledge and becoming part of the Refuge community.

Refuge: Hamilton Centre for Newcomer Health
We are looking for nurses and allied health professionals who can volunteer for Wellness Clinics and be a part of an innovative new approach to refugee health with the focus health promotion during the critical first months of newcomer families' arrival to Canada.

Activities according to your interest may include:
• Initial health assessments.
• Well child and infant visits with developmental screens (can refer clients to our immunization clinics if vaccines are needed).
• Mental health support.
• Healthy diet counseling.
• Brief smoking cessation counseling.
• Chronic pain assessment and counseling.
• Chronic disease management.
• Women's health...

Times are flexible


• HCNH is committed to multidisciplinary care as the best care for our clients.
• Work in a team environment.
• HCNH is committed to ongoing education in a supportive environment.
• Shadowing and education opportunities provided.
• All resources provided, such as evidence based forms for assessments and interventions. 


Please contact Vinos at vinos@newcomerhealth.ca or call 905-526-0000 for more information, or to arrange an orientation. Let us know what your interests are, and please pass this on to your friends and colleagues as there are many other opportunities available.

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