Work alongside your health science colleagues to serve the needs of our local communities.

Harborview Medical Center Mobile Health Outreach (HMC MHO) Program volunteers The Harborview Medical Center Mobile Health Outreach (HMC MHO) Program is a free clinic staffed by student volunteers and clinicians.  It provides supportive bridge-to-care services to residents of two Seattle Tiny House Villages, in collaboration with our community partner, Low Income Housing Institute. The HMC MHO meets the community where they are, and offers basic outreach and engagement, referrals, and acute and transitional medical care.

Volunteer Eligibility and Requirements:

All graduate level health sciences students + BSN/ABSN nursing students are eligible to participate.  At this time, we are not accepting undergraduate volunteers.

The program seeks student volunteers who are:

  1. committed to the values of service and health equity
  2. willing to complete two hours of online pre-volunteer training, and
  3. available to volunteer two times during an academic quarter (outreaches take place on Tuesday evenings and Sunday afternoons)

Registration for student volunteers to help support this program during Fall 2024, Winter 2025 or Spring 2025 will open in August 2024.  There are a limited number of spaces available for volunteers each quarter. After completing the registration a member of the MHO team will reach out with additional details about participation. 

Register to Volunteer

Additional Service Learning Opportunities for Health Sciences Students

University District Street Medicine (UDSM) is a registered student organization that involves interprofessional students and utilizes that medical van for street outreach.  While UDSM is not affiliated with the HMC MHO Program, it is yet another opportunity be involved in similar work.  For more information please reach out directly to the UDSM leadership via their website.

The School of Medicine/UW Health Sciences Service Learning Website is another place to learn about service opportunities for health sciences students.

Questions about Harborview MHO? Contact Ashley McPeek: