Thanks for your interest in joining the Suitcase Clinic! Each semester we recruit new volunteers to serve the underserved and promote social justice in our community. If you would like to learn more about joining the Suitcase Clinic, please attend one of our Info Sessions:
- Thursday, August 29th, 5-6 PM in 20 Wheeler OR
- Friday, August 30th, 7-8 PM in 219 Dwinelle OR
- Wednesday, September 4th, 6-7:30 PM in 222 Wheeler
New volunteers take a 2-unit service learning course (HMS 98/198) that discusses the problem of homelessness and how students can become effective caseworkers for homeless clients. Class will be held on Thursdays from 5-7PM.In order to apply to the Suitcase Clinic, you must complete the following requirements:
- Complete a written application (download as a pdf or docx). Submit your application to 570 University Hall on Thursday, September 5th by 4:00PM.
- Complete an in-person interview After the initial reading of paper applications, applicants moving on to the next round will be selected for interviews. The Interviews will be held on Saturday 97 from 5-8 PM and Sunday 9/8 from 4-7 PM. Individuals shortlisted for an interview will be notified by email. In addition, students receiving a call from a number that they do not recognize during this period could likely be us attempting to notify them.
- Attend a Clinic Tour Clinic Tours are: Monday, September 2nd, at 6:00PM, 6:30PM, 7PM, 7:30PM, and 8:30PM and Tuesday, September 3rd, at 7PM, 7:30PM, and 8PM. All clinic tours depart from the RSF main entrance. Clinic Tours are not mandatory, but are highly encouraged in order to get a sense of what we do at clinic!
Applicants will be informed of our admission decisions by Thursday, September 12th, at 12PM (noon). If you have added yourself to the waitlist on Telebears, please remove yourself. Students selected for the course will be given a course entry code. If you have any questions, please email them to “class [AT] suitcaseclinic.org”.
Thank you for your interest in working with the marginalized. We look forward to seeing you soon!