Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Volunteer Acupuncture Position

Volunteer Acupuncturist Position
The Bondi Beach Affordable Acupuncture Clinic
The Clinic
The Bondi Beach Affordable Acupuncture Clinic is a busy clinic set up to provide low cost, easy access acupuncture for people who cannot afford acupuncture treatments.

Cases range from patients trying acupuncture for the first time to physical pain, emotional factors, addictions and complex Western medicine syndromes and diagnoses.

The clinic is a communal multibed clinic (several beds in an open room). It is a concession aimed clinic. Twenty minute treatments are $29 full wage and sliding scale down to $10-$5 donation for any concession.
All acupuncture positions are volunteer based, including the lead acupuncturist.
It was established in 2011 and the clinic currently runs at Chapel by the Sea, 95 Roscoe Street, Bondi Beach every Thursday from 5pm to 9pm.

All donated proceeds go to the Norman Andrews House: a community service that provides support and welfare assistance to those experiencing hardship, difficulty and homelessness.

The clinic is represented under ACMAC (Association of Community and Multibed Acupuncture Clinics) and is held under auspices of the Chapel by the Sea, Bondi Beach Uniting Church,  Health and Wholeness programme. Page link here:

The Position
This is a volunteer unpaid position. You will be donating your time.

Due to high demand and increasing waiting times for patients we are looking for a reliable, dynamic, hardworking volunteer acupuncture practitioner.

If you are looking for a diversified case work stream, have a sense for community spirit and want to meet some challenging patients please apply.

Key Criteria:
Current CMBA AHPRA registration;

or current final year undergraduate in TCM (subject to mentoring under your institutions policies and guidelines);

or you are an experienced acupuncture professional willing to volunteer time and knowledge for a good cause.

Excellent acupuncture knowledge/techniques

Excellent communication skills

Able to work effectively in a small team using own initiative

Previous experience in community/not for profit area

Have a “go for it” attitude.

Feel free to promote your own acupuncture business and make patient business contacts in this role.

Position is currently available for all or part of hours from 5pm-9pm.

Feel free to visit the clinic to say hi and to have a look.

To discuss this opportunity in more detail, apply now or call Damien at Bondi Acupuncture on 0434018496 or apply directly by sending a short cover letter stating qualification, addressing position criteria and hours available to work to

Applications by Friday 7th March

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