Do you know someone who aspires to medical school or one of the helping professions? They may be interested in this volunteer opportunity at Ben’s Friends. Please pass it on!
We have a limited number of volunteer patient advocacy internships available for university students. Ben’s Friends Interns welcome new members/patients, review requests for memberships and learn communications and moderation skills. This volunteer work is all online, and it’s very flexible in terms of time commitments. More information and an application form is available here.
Ben’s Friends, a non-profit 501[c]3 organization, builds, maintains and moderates internet communities that provide social and emotional support for people whose lives have been touched by a rare disease. Our 40+ communities are safe, supportive and non-commercial.
Past interns have used their online volunteer experience with us as part of their Medical School application, and many have gained admission.