HPW Week is designed to provide reliable, accessible resources to explore careers in the health professions. Both high school and college students are able to explore over 20 different healthcare professions, including physician assistant, dental professions, pharmacy, osteopathic medicine, and more. This event lasts over a span of six days, which on the last day participants are able to live chat with professionals and current students from these professions.
Clubmed offers participants virtual shadowing opportunities with medical doctors throughout the week. Click on their website to receive more information about the dates and times of their sessions and how you will be receiving credit.
Whether you work in health care or not, talents of all kind are welcome and encouraged. Santa Clara Country projects a significant need for volunteers of all types to support staff in a variety of settings, including remotely. This includes both people with direct patient care experience, as well as those with experience in administration and management, customer service, office specialties, logistics, environmental services/housekeeping/janitorial services, food service, pharmacy, lab work, social work, case management, information technology, nutrition and more.
Webshadowers offers particpants virtual shadowing opportunities with medical doctors throughout the week. These sessions are held on YouTube livestreams and participants are only given credit if they are active and fill out the Google Form at the end of each session. To learn more informationl, please visit their website.
Active volunteering opportunities to to aid the COVID-19 efforts
Alameda Food Back
Seeking healthy volunteers, ages 18 to 64, to help pack and sorting food.
Martha's Kitchen is feeding nearly 1,000 extra meals per day to keep up with the need. A GoFundMe charity page has been created to raise the additional funds needed to provide nutritious meals for those in need. Donations can be made via the button below.
Second Harvest of Silicon Valley
Needs volunteers to box and distribute food to the community. Monetary donations are also appreciated
Santa Clara County: COVID-19 Volunteers
By completing a short volunteer survey, you can be best matched to role(s) that use your skill set. Each role will support front line staff and first responders, creating a healthier, safer community.
The COVID Tracking Project
Every day, our volunteers compile the latest numbers on tests, cases, hospitalizations, and patient outcomes from every US state and territory.
A Little Joy Initiative
TUTORING TO THE RESCUE: The devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic cannot be overstated. One of the losses we currently face is the suspension of classes for our children. And, academically, young students from low-income families in grades K-8 are hurting the most.
Learn about available and recent opportunities to participate in!