Rhode Island Free Clinic Volunteer Needs //

Volunteer Positions in High Demand!
Spanish Interpreters


The Clinic is urgently seeking Spanish Interpreters to volunteer weekday shifts: 8am-12pm, 1-4pm, and 6-9pm. 

  • Must be fluent in Spanish and English

  • Shadow medical professionals

  • Experience direct patient interaction

  • Learn by interacting with health professionals and patients

  • Provide interpretation services for Spanish-speaking patients


For more information please call Megan Sousa at (401) 274-6347 ext. 203 or email at msousa@rifreeclinic.org.

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Primary Care Providers


Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants, retired or practicing -- would you like to give life-saving medical care to low-income uninsured adults? Volunteer at the Free Clinic!

All volunteer physicians receive malpractice coverage from the Clinic and use of the Clinic's volunteer medical license.


Weekday shifts include: 8a-12p, 1-4p, 6-9p.

For more information please call Jenna Patel at (401) 274-6347 ext. 327 or email at jpatel@rifreeclinic.org

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Dental Care Volunteers

Our Clinic has expanded to include Dental Care Services! We are seeking Volunteer Dental Professionals such as Dentists and Dental Hygienists for diagnostic and preventative care. This includes comprehensive oral exams, cleanings, simple extractions and dental education! A current license in the state of Rhode Island is required.


If you have any questions please contact the Dental Office at dental@rifreeclinic.org or call (401) 274-6347 ext. 208 


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Volunteer Positions in Demand​
Health Professional Volunteers


Volunteer professionals needed for primary and specialty care include Doctors, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants. Mental health professionals include Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Wellness Coaches, Nutritionists, and Exercise Instructors.


Retired physicians, nurses and others are especially encouraged to apply and join our volunteer medical staff.


Don’t have time to volunteer in Providence? Many of our volunteer doctors see Clinic patients in their own offices, making it possible for our patients to receive free medical services in their own communities.


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Administrative Volunteers


Bilingual volunteers are always in high demand.


Trained volunteers will greet patients as they arrive. This position is very important as it provides a positive first impression and at all times must appropriately represent the culturally inclusive professionalism of the Clinic. This position allows volunteers to observe the administrative aspects of a Clinic and may require answering the phone. Attention to detail is required. 



This position involves signing out patients, scheduling patients’ follow-up and new appointments, and completing lab work and referral forms. Volunteers have direct patient contact, and interact with health professionals. It is a great way to gain experience working in a clinical setting. Additional training is required for this position.

Eligibility Screening Volunteer

Rhode Island Free Clinic provides high-quality health care and preventative services to Rhode Island adults who earn below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level and who do not have health insurance or cannot afford to purchase services. Patients who wish to receive our services from our Clinic must first participate in an introductory meeting with an Eligibility Screening volunteer to see if they qualify to become a patient. This position is very important as it provides a positive first impression; volunteers must appropriately represent the culturally inclusive professionalism of the Clinic. Volunteers must be friendly and possess excellent customer service skills. Additional training is required for this position.Bilingual English/Spanish speaking required.


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Clinical Support Volunteers


Medical Assistant

Medical Assistants are responsible for prepping patients to be seen by the provider. Tasks include measuring and recording patient health information. While no license is required, volunteers must have experience with and be comfortable performing all tasks, particularly taking blood pressure and administering EKGs. Preference will be given to volunteers who have formal healthcare training (Medical Assistants, EMTs, CNAs, etc.)

Medical Recorder

Medical Recorders assist health professionals in note taking for patient appointments. Depending on the appointment type and the Medical Professional's preference, Medical Recorders will either record in the exam room during the appointment or will record in the volunteer room after the appointment. Volunteers will interact with professionals and will learn to use medical record keeping software. Additional training is required for this position. Preference will be given to volunteers who have electronic medical records and scribe experience.

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