Summer interns share their time and talents with HealthFinders

Every year, HealthFinders is fortunate to employ a group of interns from St. Olaf and Carleton over the summer and during the academic year. This summer's team has been doing amazing work to improve and support HealthFinders through a variety of projects. We'd like to highlight a few of their projects so that our community can get an idea [...]

2017-08-23T15:52:42+00:00August 23rd, 2017|Interns & Volunteers|

Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Juanita Picazo!

Meet Juanita Picazo, a volunteer interpreter at HealthFinders. Juanita works as a preschool teacher during the year, but she always finds time to help out at HFC. Despite never having worked in public health before, Juanita has found a passion for women’s health issues. She loves being there for women who need her the most [...]

2017-07-14T21:16:39+00:00June 14th, 2017|Interns & Volunteers|

Sharon and Diane, our volunteer dream team Mondays in Faribault

Meet Sharon and Diane, our dynamic volunteer nurse and interpreter duo who make sure our busy Monday clinics flow, and our patients get top-quality care! When Diane Pearsall isn’t teaching Spanish at Carleton College, she’s using her language skills to help HealthFinders’ patients get the care they need. On any given day, often 75% of [...]

2017-08-01T16:41:43+00:00December 6th, 2016|Community Service, Interns & Volunteers|

Kaylee completes emerging leaders internship at HFC

HFC and Workforce Center collaborate for a successful summer internship. Kaylee Lino, a senior at Northfield High School, is interested in pursuing a career in healthcare. After visiting the high school career center, Kaylee discovered the Workforce Development program. Workforce Development Inc. is a non-profit agency that focuses on helping youth from minority populations of [...]

2017-01-27T20:45:41+00:00November 29th, 2016|Community Service, Interns & Volunteers|

Kaylee Lino and Workforce Development Inc.

Kaylee Lino, a senior at Northfield High School, is interested in pursuing a career in the medical field.  She decided to visit her high school's career center, where she enrolled in the Workforce Development Inc. program.  Through this program, Kaylee was assigned to career counsellor Amy Lofquist.  Lofquist placed Kaylee in an internship with HealthFinders Collaborative (HFC) and through the Emerging Leaders [...]

2017-01-27T20:45:41+00:00September 8th, 2016|Community Service, Interns & Volunteers|

Volunteers come in all ages!

An Interview with dental volunteer Howard Sauer Volunteers are a vital component here at HealthFinders Collaborative. Howard Sauer, an 84 year old retired dentist in Faribault, has recently begun volunteering as a dental assistant. Dr. Sauer graduated from University of Minnesota dental school in 1956. After two years of serving in the Navy as [...]

2017-08-07T14:10:15+00:00August 15th, 2016|Interns & Volunteers|