Volunteer or Internship Opportunities - Public Health Branch

Volunteer or Internship Opportunities - Public Health Branch

Tulare County recognizes the need to support the development of the Public Health workforce through volunteer and internship opportunities. The Public Health Branch is made up of a diverse workforce that is passionate about serving the community and offers a variety of pathways to work on public health initiatives, such as: 

  • Maternal, Adolescent & Child Health 
  • Nursing 
  • Prevention Education Programs 
  • Health Care (Primary/Specialty, TB, IZ) 
  • Laboratory Operations/Microbiologist 
  • Emergency Preparedness 
  • Epidemiology and Disease Investigation 
  • Environmental Health  
  • Administrative (grant writing, budgeting, etc.) 

If you are interested in having a public health staff member contact you to determine if you are a fit for a volunteer or internship opportunity, please complete THIS FORM.  

 


Agency News

2024 Walk with a Doc Program

2024 Walk with a Doc Program

Held the second Saturday of each month in Visalia, Walk with a Doc is a free community outreach program, which strives to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. This doctor-led group is a fun and safe place to go for a walk, learn about health, and meet new friends.  

Video: Multi-Purpose Senior Services Program

Video: Multi-Purpose Senior Services Program

When everyday tasks such as cooking dinner, climbing stairs, or managing your medical appointments become too difficult for you to do on your own, the Multipurpose Senior Services Program, also known as MSSP, might be able to help. 

Video: Understanding Self-Neglect for Seniors

Video: Understanding Self-Neglect for Seniors

In Tulare County self-neglect is the most common condition reported to our Adult Protective Services program, typically accounting for up to 50% of all investigations. The goal of APS is to maintain the safety, health, and independence of the individual.

July Is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July Is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, an opportunity to initiate discussions with experts, organizations, state government representatives,and others, to come up with ways to increase availability, accessibility, and quality.