Education Transforming Community Health currently recruiting volunteers

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Education Transforming Community Health (ETCH) is currently recruiting volunteers for the upcoming year! If you are interested in joining us, please email etchseattle@gmail.comwith your completed volunteer survey ( expressing your interest.

Here is more information about ETCH: 

  • They are an interdisciplinary student project associated with SHIFA, a non-profit organization based out of UWSOM.
  • They offer weekly health education sessions to homeless adults in downtown Seattle. Through their community partnerships, they strive to create a health education curriculum that bridges evidence-based practice and the voices of the many homeless communities in Seattle.

ETCH aims to provide knowledge, skills, and tools to improve the quality of life of participants. 

  • Weekly sessions offer volunteers an opportunity to connect with members of homeless communities while expanding their knowledge of preventative care, health systems, and social justice.
  • They ask that volunteers participate in at least one session per month for at least six months. If you’re interested in being more involved, they also have more opportunities for volunteering, leadership, and advocacy.  

If you have any questions, please direct them to

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