Welcome to IMAGINE

IMAGINE (Interprofessional Medical and Allied Groups for Improving Neighbourhood Environment) is an interprofessional, student-run community health initiative aimed at promoting and providing holistic health care to the core neighborhoods of downtown Toronto.

IMAGINE is Recruiting!!

Posted on April 14, 2014 by volunteerchair

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:


Communications & Public Relations Committee: The Communication & Public Relations Committee is responsible for reaching out to agencies within Toronto to establish partnerships.
Clinic Volunteer: Clinic volunteers work in interprofessional teams to provide healthcare services to our clients.

Clinic Volunteer Eligibility:

  • Current University of Toronto students in physiotherapy, any year of study, who have NOT been clinic volunteers previously.
  • Volunteers must be available (i.e. living in Toronto/GTA and able to attend the clinic on Saturdays) for at least two months between May and August 2014.

Clinic Volunteer Training:

  • Attend the IMAGINE General Orientation Session (end of April 2014)
  • Attend one IMAGINE Clinic Training Session (dates TBD)

Clinic Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Participate in 3 clinic volunteer shifts on 3 consecutive Saturdays sometime between May and September 2014.
    • Each clinic shift runs from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on a Saturday.
    • The clinic is located at the Central Toronto Community Health Centre (CTCHC), at 168 Bathurst St.
  • During clinic shifts, volunteers work in an interprofessional team of 5 students to plan and deliver care to clients, under the supervision of preceptors (licensed healthcare practitioners).
    • Teams will consist of a student and a preceptor from each of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physiotherapy, and social work.
  • Participate in 1 post-rotation group reflection session.
  • Facilitate client evaluations of clinic experiences and provide personal evaluation of clinic experiences.

For more information about IMAGINE, please visit:
http://torontomeds.com/imagine/about

For clinic and committee volunteer applications, please visit:
http://www.torontomeds.com/imagine/node/add/volunteer-app

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at imagine.volunteers AT gmail.com. We look forward to an exciting summer with new IMAGINE volunteers!

Jenny Diep and Jane Wang

IMAGINE Volunteer Recruitment Coordinators

IMAGINE is recruiting!

Posted on March 25, 2014 by admin

IMAGINE is U of T's very own interprofessional student-run clinic and we're looking for summer volunteers! IMAGINE provides services for the marginalized populations of downtown Toronto (such as those who experience homelessness, mental health conditions, have precarious status, or new immigrants not covered by OHIP). This is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience working within your community, learn more about our healthcare system, and develop your teamwork skills.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:  


Communications & Public Relations Co-Chair (1 position): The Communications & Public Relations Chair is responsible for maintaining relationships with IMAGINE stakeholders and promoting IMAGINE to local agencies and clients.
Communications & Public Relations Committee: The Communication & Public Relations Committee is responsible for reaching out to agencies within Toronto to establish partnerships. 
Clinic Volunteer: Clinic volunteers work in interprofessional teams to provide healthcare services to our clients.

Clinic Volunteer Eligibility:

  • Current University of Toronto students in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physiotherapy or social work, any year of study, who have NOT been clinic volunteers previously.
  • Volunteers must be available (i.e. living in Toronto/GTA and able to attend the clinic on Saturdays) for at least two months between May and August 2014.

Clinic Volunteer Training:

  • Attend the IMAGINE General Orientation Session (end of April 2014)
  • Attend one IMAGINE Clinic Training Session (dates TBD)

Clinic Volunteer Responsibilities:

  • Participate in 3 clinic volunteer shifts on 3 consecutive Saturdays sometime between May and September 2014.
    • Each clinic shift runs from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on a Saturday.
    • The clinic is located at the Central Toronto Community Health Centre (CTCHC), at 168 Bathurst St.
  • During clinic shifts, volunteers work in an interprofessional team of 5 students to plan and deliver care to clients, under the supervision of preceptors (licensed healthcare practitioners).
    • Teams will consist of a student and a preceptor from each of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physiotherapy, and social work.
  • Participate in 1 post-rotation group reflection session.
  • Facilitate client evaluations of clinic experiences and provide personal evaluation of clinic experiences.

For more information about IMAGINE, please visit:
http://torontomeds.com/imagine/about

For executive position applications, please visit:
[ Link Removed ]

For clinic and committee volunteer applications, please visit:
http://www.torontomeds.com/imagine/node/add/volunteer-app

Applications for all positions are due Thursday, April 10th at 11:59 pm

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at imagine.volunteers AT gmail.com. We look forward to an exciting summer with new IMAGINE volunteers!

Jenny Diep and Jane Wang

IMAGINE Volunteer Recruitment Coordinators

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