First Mates serve as the liaison / lifeline between the House Captain, homeowner, volunteers, and the Christmas in April office. They are the acting Volunteer Coordinator for the site, with duties such as: -- Checking volunteers in on the workday, and providing the T-shirts and PPE, such as masks and gloves -- Making sure meals are ordered and delivered to the job site, -- Keeping the morale up for all volunteers, and -- Keeping people, tools and supplies organized.
This position requires about 10 hours of volunteer time for planning and coordinating, and the actual workday.
We work together with neighbors and community members to provide free critical safety modifications and repairs to homes of low-income seniors and homeowners with disabilities.
Volunteers from the community come together to build wheelchair ramps, fix front steps, install emergency grab bars, paint, and complete smaller and larger renovation projects for seniors and people with disabilities, as well as local nonprofit organizations in need of assistance.
Homeless & Housing
Sat Nov 21, 2020 - Fri Feb 19, 2021
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Various sites in Berkeley, Emeryville and RichmondBERKELEY, CA94710
November 21, 2020
Must be at least 21
Orientation or Training
9 hours of planning and coordination, about 9 hours of workday set up, oversight, and cleanup
Positive attitude! Ability to track resources during the day, and ensure people work safely.