Volunteer for “free” acu – Reliable Volunteers needed for clinic

Location: Portland, OR

Date Posted: 02/04/2014

*This is a volunteer importunity working reception at an established acupuncture clinic – You receive “free” acupuncture for working reception.* Get your foot in the door – great opportunity to become acquainted with the inner-workings of a Chinese Medicine clinic!

We are an established, community-based acupuncture clinic & apothecary looking for ongoing volunteers (3 month minimum). We’re owner-operated and offer all of our services on a sliding scale. Our mission is to improve the well-being of our community by providing access to affordable Chinese medicine. We need reliable volunteer receptionists who would like to receive trade for free acupuncture and herbs at cost. Come join our healing team!

What we ask of you:
*Able to commit to one 2-4 hr shift/week (preferable) or every other week
*Punctual
*Comfortable talking with patients in person and on the phone, taking payments and scheduling appointments
*Have a clean appearance (tattoos & piercings totally OK) and professional, friendly demeanor while here.
*Have a good sense of humor
*Able to multi-task (The clinic can range from slow to busy so we need people who can adjust their speed accordingly)
*Office experience certainly helpful, but not required

The Trade:
4 volunteer hours = 1-hour treatment in a private room
2 volunteer hours = 1-hour treatment in the group room.
Chinese medicinal herbs at cost

*We are also currently looking for mid-week and weekend cleaner or cleaners. This is 2 hours of work (for each shift) equal to 4 hours of trade. We are looking into expanding this trade to include discounted or possible “free” massage work as well.

We’re open Monday-Saturday and looking to fill shifts throughout the week.

If interested, please email with your contact info, any previous volunteer experience, work experience or skills you feel are applicable, your availability, and any questions you may have.

Thanks so much for your time and we look forward to hearing from you!

Seven Star Acupunture Clinic
Contact Information:
Contact Name: Shelley, Phone: (503)236-6833
Email: sevenstaracupuncture@gmail.com