EPIC Volunteer Opportunities
We are privileged to have volunteers support our mission. As an EPIC volunteer, you can help make life healthier and brighter for our many clients, including children, families and others who are impacted by HIV/AIDS and in need of care, compassion and support.
Whether you want to assist on our campuses, support our special events or lend a hand in another role, we are sure you will enjoy being part of our family and fulfilled serving our community. Volunteers receive free training and have flexible shifts available with opportunities in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties. Join us today.
Greet guests and answer phones at front desks; assist with food and personal needs pantries; prepare HIV testing forms and kits; or perform other tasks at our campuses.
Special Events Volunteering
Assist with fundraiser and community events, such as Dining Out for Life, Strike Out For AIDS, World AIDS Day, Memorial Bell services, Brighter Seasons for Children Program backpack assembly/distribution and holiday parties, HIV testing events and more.
HIV Testing Volunteering
Assist with testing as needed in our mobile unit or at street fairs, community events or our St. Petersburg, Clearwater or Tampa locations. Special training is required for these positions.
Food Pantry Volunteering
Assist in stocking food and personal needs pantry and help clients access items.
Friendly Caller Program
Volunteer matched with one or more LGBTQ seniors to make weekly phone calls. Volunteers asked to commit to dedicate at least 30 minutes per week to calls. Click here to sign-up.
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The first step to volunteering is to complete a four-hour Empath Health Volunteer Orientation provided at no cost at our three service centers (Palm Harbor, Clearwater and St. Petersburg).
Volunteer HIV testers require additional Department of Health courses (501 training and Clearview rapid test) and shadowing with our certified testers.
In addition to EPIC, there are a variety of other volunteer needs with Empath Health and its member organizations. For more information on our volunteer opportunities, including how to register for training, contact volunteer services at (727) 523-3440.