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Douwe Rienstra

First Name
Last Name
Port Townsend
Rienstra Clinic
Which skills or areas of expertise are you willing to share?
Medical, Health Care, Veterinary, Healing Arts
Information Technology, Web and Software Development
Outdoors Experience
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Transportation and Energy
In what academic subject do you or your organization have expertise?
I am interested in working with schools in my area
What grade level would you or your organization work best with?
Middle School
High School
Higher Education
Special School Activities
High School Senior Projects
9th Grade Community Mentoring Program
Available for classroom presentations
Provide a Field Trip Location
What kind of availability do you or your organization have to offer?
Advisership (longer term commitment)
Mentorship (coffee or lunch, shorter time commitment)
Job Shadowing
Briefly describe the program, volunteer work, or partnerships you or your organization may offer.
Students need exposure to working adults. Young people want to learn specific skills. I very much wish to contribute. Mentoring, tutoring, teaching those skills I know, use of tools, how to solve problems.

You have indicated an expertise in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
I have a degree in chemistry and maintain my interest and reading in same. Can build simple electronic circuits. Can explain many tech and some engineering subjects to high school students. Can teach use of a slide rule, a marine sextant, a Geiger counter, volt-amp-ohm-meter, advanced spreadsheet skills, sailing, etc. Can teach people how to sew their own backpack, load it with gear, food and water, keeping total weight under 30 pounds, and then spend an enjoyable week in the woods.
You have indicated an expertise in Health Care, Medical, and Healing Arts
I am an active primary care physician. Do you want to see what your own blood looks like under a microscope? See the tools of a primary care physician? Work in our office for pay on Tuesday and Thursday morning?