Member Activities

Over the course of the service term, members participate in a variety of activities in addition to their Host-Site Service, including Pre-Service Orientation, Training, Member Meetings, Local Service Projects, Member Committees, Administrative Responsibilities, Volunteer Recruitment, a mid-year Retreat, and an end of year Recognition Ceremony.

A day in the Life of a NHC FL member

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I remember questioning my great-grandma one night about why she always overcooked every meal we had. She responded, “Because you never know who will be at your door and ask you for food and that person could unknowingly be an angel.” Ever since, I promised to myself to never be selfish and always be willing to give.
Date of Publication: 05/21/2020
Author: KRoussel
Group Service Projects such as these give me the opportunity to both learn from and connect with my new community in Jacksonville. These outside service opportunities have allowed me to learn more about the issues regarding health access in northeast Florida that impact all age groups. As someone who will be attending medical school after my term of service is over, it is important for me to understand the barriers to access that many people face.
Date of Publication: 05/14/2020
Author: KRoussel
Substance use disorders are widely misunderstood. The general assumption is that a substance use disorder is simply the result of poor personal choice and a lack of will of the individual suffering from this disease. This assumption is both false and detrimental to the individuals whose lives are drastically altered by a substance use disorder.
Date of Publication: 05/07/2020
Author: KRoussel
All eyes are on this pandemic, as it should be. But the fact of the matter is, life is still happening outside of this. Babies are still being born. People are still having heart attacks. Lives are still being taken by overdoses.
Date of Publication: 04/29/2020
Author: KRoussel
While there were road bumps along the way, my friends and I successfully transitioned to adulthood partly thanks to overall health and a strong support system. However, what if this was not the case?
Date of Publication: 04/23/2020
Author: KRoussel

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