Involvement Opportunities

Want to be more Involved?  Here are a few ways to jump start your career in nursing!!



Widener Wellness at Chester City Hall
Sponsored by the SON in partnership with the Chester Bureau of Health. This new wellness initiative occurs every Wednesday from 9-12. We provide general health education (blood pressure, low sodium diet, distribute hand sanitizer, etc) and  blood pressure screening. There is a role for all students-from freshman to seniors.
Contact Dr. Joyce Rasin for additional information: jrasin@mail.widener.edu

Widener Partnership Charter School Volunteer
Helping the nurse at the Widener Partnership Charter School. In the past nursing students have volunteered to assist the nurse in the charter school health office. They usually do paperwork. The nurse is there Monday through Friday 8-4 pm.  Students can come for as little as an hour. Juniors and seniors preferred because they have their clearances and ppd (TB test) which is required to be in the school setting.

Widener Days and Widener Workshops

Come volunteer to speak to prospective Widener Students and their families.  You can talk about you experiences here at Widener University in the Nursing Program, and your role in WUSNA! For the Nursing workshop, you may contact Linda O'Kane for more details (ljokane@mail.widener.edu).  You earn 10 WUSNA Points!!!


Upcoming Widener Day Dates:  11/26
Accepted Student Days: TBA

*** 5 points for staying the whole time ***


The New Community Clinic

We need volunteers to help at the new community clinic located at City Team Ministries on 7th and Sproul in Chester, Pa.  We will will need people to answer phones, work as receptionists and stock items, plus more!  This is truly a great cause and we will be doing various fundraising activities to raise money for the clinic!!! 

Dates:  Mondays and Thursdays

Time:  4:00pm-6:00pm

Contact Information:  The community Chair person, Melissa Krouse, makrouse1@mail.widener.edu and Marcia Bowers, mdbowers@mail.widener.edu.

*** 5 points for each shift ***



NSNA Convention


The National Student Nurses' Association convention is one of the most important conventions to attend as a student nurse.  You will attend workshops that can aide you in your future career as a nurse.  You can meet with different recruiters from hospitals all over the country.  You can attend the resolutions hearing, which can get very heated!  You can also vote for who you would like to be running NSNA on the national level!  Look forward to hearing more details about this from your WUSNA vice president!


Dates: 4/9/14 - 4/13/14

Location: Nashville, Tennessee

***  10 points for EACH convention day ***



Widener Cares Tutoring Program

 

When: Monday-Thursday

Time: 3:45pm-5:30pm

Transportation is provided

Applications at the link (http://www.box.net/shared/fl80nenz7o )

Contact:  Dana Fischer (dmfischer@mail.widener.edu)

              Julie McLaughlin (jcmclaughlin@mail.widener.edu)

              Amanda Dachille (adachille@mail.widener.edu)

***5 points for each time you go.  Please remember to have someone from the organization e-mail Erin Hendricks so that you get your points.


Widener Big Friends Mentoring Program

When:  Tuesday

Time:  4pm-5pm

Applications can be found at (http://www.box.net/shared/f180nenz70)

***5 points for each time you go.  Please remember to have someone from the organization e-mail Erin Hendricks so that you get your points.


Helping Hands Special Needs Mentoring Program

Mentoring students in the Ridley School District with Special Needs

Applications can be on (http://www.box.net/shared/ufuai8lcdf)

***5 points for each time you go.  Please remember to have someone from the organization e-mail Erin Hendricks so that you get your points.







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