Employment Support Volunteer for Homeless Women


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

12041 Reisterstown RoadReisterstown, MD 21136


About

Sarah's Hope Shelters utilize the talents of employment support volunteers to offer one-on-one assistance to adult women clients with employment-related activities like completing applications, creating resumes and cover letters, and interviewing skills.

Available locations:

  • Sarah's Hope Hannah More: 12041 Reisterstown Rd, Baltimore, MD 21136

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work one-on-one or with small groups of residents on employment-related skills
  • Arrive for sessions on time and prepared to provide instruction to clients
  • Work with the Volunteer Coordinator to obtain necessary instruction materials
  • Prepare lessons and assign "homework" as necessary
  • Treat all participants and their opinions with respect, and keep all information given by participants confidential
  • Complete a client attendance sheet and log after seeing each client
  • Inform the Volunteer Coordinator or staff if participants are late, disruptive, or absent
  • Sign in and out for the volunteer shift

Qualifications

  • Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age, and be either currently employed or have previous professional experience
  • Volunteers must complete an application and background check as well as attend an orientation prior to starting service
  • Preferred: applicants with experience in teaching, psychology, nursing, child care, or working with low income populations, but we will consider all those willing to learn

Time Commitment

  • Commit to a weekly or biweekly shift
  • Flexible days and times

Skills

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training

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