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Community Volunteers in Medicine provides free coordinated healthcare to low-income individuals and families who have no other place to turn for care in the Chester County region. As a non-profit, supported 100% through philanthropy, we are committed to remaining the safety net provider for medical and dental care in our community.
Sunday, July 22, 2018
Celebrating 20 Years of Volunteers!

At CVIM our volunteers are as much of an inspiration as our patients. Volunteering is truly a “work of heart” for every volunteer and we are humbled that so many caring individuals are joining together to turn our mission of providing healthcare, hope, and healing into action. Volunteering spreads joy and impact to hearts and communities – THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS for all you do!

Clinic Hours

Mon   8am-8pm
Tues   8am-4:30pm
Wed   8am-8pm
Thurs   8am-4:30pm
Friday   8am-4pm
 

Dispensary Hours

Mon   1pm-8pm
Tues   9am-4pm
Wed   9am-8pm
Thurs   9am-4:30pm
Friday   9am-1pm
Access to Care Grant from Healthy Smiles Healthy Children: The Foundation of the AAPD Posted on: July 19, 2018

CVIM is excited to announce that we received a $20,000 Access to Care Grant from Healthy Smiles Healthy Children: The Foundation of the AAPD (HSHC) to help fund the dental care of our pediatric patients. HSHC believes that every child deserves a Dental Home – a place to receive consistent, compassionate dental care – regardless of financial circumstance. CVIM is honored to be a recipient of this special award and proud to serve as a Dental Home for children’s dental needs in the Chester County region.

CVIM is Hiring a Bilingual Nutrition Educator! Posted on: June 29, 2018

CVIM is seeking a part time Nutrition Educator Bilingual in Spanish/English to join our healthcare team. The Nutrition Educator will provide both one on one and group nutrition counseling, manage the Community Supported Agriculture program and work in conjunction with our partners at the Chester County Food Bank. Responsibilities will include coordinating  and conducting cooking classes, managing nutrition volunteers, utilizing the CareMessage program and assisting in the development and translation of health education materials. Must have near native fluency in Spanish. Minimum two years of nutrition experience preferred.  Some evening hours required. Email Marie Frey (mfrey@cvim.org) with resume or for more detail.

Commissioners present $35,000 check to Community Volunteers in Medicine Posted on: May 31, 2018

“The Chester County Commissioners presented a check for $35,000 to representatives from Community Volunteers in Medicine (CVIM) this week. The funds are part of the County’s annual appropriations to organizations and non-profits and will be used by CVIM to help fund the organization’s dental care program.  The check was presented by County Commissioners Michelle Kichline, Kathi Cozzone and Terence Farrell to CVIM President and CEO Maureen Tomoschuk, Dr. Peter Thompson, VP of Dental Affairs and Alberta Landis, VP of Dental Services for CVIM.” Read More…

Dr. Mary Wirshup Recognized as Healthcare Hero Posted on: May 23, 2018

Congratulations Dr. Mary Wirshup, 2018 Main Line Today Healthcare Hero!  On May 16, 2018 members of the Community Volunteers in Medicine team were invited to the Springfield Country Club to join in celebrating this year’s Main Line Today Healthcare Heroes as they received their awards. CVIM received a generous donation as the nonprofit beneficiary of this wonderful event. Thank you Main Line Today and all of the Healthcare Heroes doing great work in their communities and around the world!

Needed! Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner, Temporary Posted on: May 1, 2018

Needed! Public Health Dental Hygiene Practitioner to fill in for a maternity leave September 2018 to January 1, 2019.

32 hrs per week. One day working clinical at CVIM’s West Chester location. Three days will be working on a portable unit at either St. Rocco Center, Avondale or Surrey Services for Seniors, Devon.

Requirements:
Must have a current PHDH license.
Experience with mobile equipment a plus.
Bi-Lingual English/Spanish a plus.

Interested applicants should contact:
Alberta Landis, Vice President of Dental Services
610-836-5990 ext 107 or email Alandis@cvim.org

Charity Navigator’s Charities with Perfect Scores Posted on: April 10, 2018

Each week, Charity Navigator highlights a list of ten exceptional charities that are hard at work on a particular cause or issue. Community Volunteers in Medicine is proud to be among the organizations earning a perfect score of 100% for executing their missions in a fiscally responsible way while adhering to good governance and other best practices. In Charity Navigator’s April 10, 2018 blog post Charity Navigator’s Top 10 Tuesday: Charities with Perfect Scores the go-to charity evaluating organization for well-informed donors said, “Today, we’re featuring ten extra special organizations. These charities are part of an elite group of organizations that have received perfect scores from Charity Navigator. This means they work toward their missions while adhering to best practices and meeting the highest standards of financial health and accountability and transparency practices.” Click to read the full blog post.