Are you interested in helping people? Does improving the health of others appeal
We are looking for volunteers to help us help our patients
by apply to drug companies to get their needed medicines for
free. Possible opportunities include:
Volunteer Administrative Assistant: This opportunity
allows you to handle information requests and perform clerical
functions such as preparing correspondence and receiving visitors.
This position allows you to work closely with the MEDBANK
staff and our patients. For those of you who have good communication
skills, there are lots of opportunities to put those to good
use! This would be ideal for those interested in writing grants,
helping with mailing, and actively guiding patients to the
right programs for which they would be best-suited. This is
also an EXCELLENT opportunity to build your communication/computer
Communications Volunteer: This position allows you
to contact our patients and physicians to gather information
needed to process MEDBANK applications. Volunteers who take
this position are crucial in helping us to be successful in
receiving medications for our patients!
Volunteer Processing Assistant: This is a great position
for those who want to work with state-of-the-art scanning
and imaging systems. In addition, volunteers will help to
compile, process, and maintain medical records. This is the
perfect opportunity to become acquainted with medical diagnoses
and the medications often prescribed to treat those illnesses.
There is a basic orientation for all of the positions. Orientation
will provide you with more information about our organization
and show you how you fit into the whole picture. Volunteers
for these positions must have good communication skills. Basic
computer skills are a plus, but not required. Due to HIPAA
(Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996),
volunteers for this position must be 18 years or older.
Volunteers may come and serve anytime, Monday through Friday,
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Volunteers are the backbone of our organization.
Through the efforts of past and present volunteers, our organization
has been able to help thousands of Maryland residents restore
the health that we all deserve. If you have any further questions
or comments, or if you would like to schedule a time to meet
our staff, please feel free to call us at 410-821-9262 ext.
101. You can also contact us by email at [email protected].
We look forward to hearing from you!