Volunteering Opportunities

Below are just a few starting places for volunteering, which is critical to a successful application for nursing school. Find what you are passionate about and commit to serving others as part of your nursing education!

Lawrence Memorial Hospital

Healthcare Access: clinic for people without health insurance

Heartland Community Health Center: clinic for people without health insurance

Visiting Nurses Association

Nursing Homes

Neuvant House: homes for people with dementia and physical disabilities

Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center

Crossroads Hospice

Douglas County Senior Services

Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department: uninsured clinic

Midland Care: personal assisting

Trinity In Home Care: personal assisting


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