Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering for our 9th Annual Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative. Without volunteers like you we couldn’t do it. If you are a returning volunteer, please fill out the form below and select which type of volunteer you would like to be. If you would like more information before committing your time, please choose the role that suits you best to see a brief description about what the day will typically entail. If you are the Barbershop owner and would like to sign up your shop, please visit the locations page.
It all starts with you. You are a community advocate and you understand the importance of discussing men’s health in the barbershop. Thank you for opening up your shop and rallying your barbers to participate in the Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative. Without you, we wouldn’t have an event! If you haven’t done so already – please sign-up your barbershop to participate in one of the many weekends in April. Please see the Barbershop Registration form. If this is the first time your shop is participating and you would like more information, please contact Executive Director James Garrett.
It’s all about the time you spend with your customer. You make them stylish… But what about helping with healthier habits and health education? Your participation in the Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative helps African American men across the State learn more about health education, local health providers and getting connected to care. Thank you for your time, your chair and your voice!
You are a licensed phlebotomist, CNA, LPN, RN, or physician that knows the importance of health education, vital signs screening and managing your health. Your time shared with the community demonstrates that you care. Thank you for taking the time to help the initiative by conducting blood pressure readings and blood glucose readings. Please come with your PPE and alcohol wipes and Band-Aids!
You are a student focused in healthcare profession seeking an opportunity to interact with the community. OR You are a community resident that loves to volunteer your time on health causes.
You are a tried and true community leader with current relationships with local government, hospital providers, non-profit organizations, and community action groups. You know the community and the community knows you! Thank you for being an advocate of the initiative and seeking to further improve the lives of African American men in your community! Without you we could not do this event – your time, talent, and knack for planning and logistics are invaluable. Thank you, thank you, thank you!