Light Cleaning at Family Homeless Shelter

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Friends Association

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Friends Association is looking for a friendly person to clean the common areas of the Emergency Family Shelter on a weekly basis. The tasks involving light dusting, vacuuming and washing windows should take approximately one hour. The volunteer should be compassionate and kind in interacting with families experiencing homelessness.

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About Friends Association

Location:

113 West Chestnut Street, West Chester, PA 19380, US

Mission Statement

Friends Association promotes the independence of families with children by providing shelter, programs and services that prevent and end homelessness in Chester County.

Description

Friends Association helps homeless or near homeless families stabliize their lives and find or maintain permanent housing. Through our Emergency Family Shelter, Outreach and Homeless Prevention Programs we address the needs of a wide range of families with children, from those who have become homeless to those who need assistance for a limited time. Our programs help families cope with the complex problems they face while we guide them to find permanent, affordable housing.

Emergency Family Shelter

Our Shelter program combines a private, safe setting and basic necessities with individualized case management services for our families. We strive to keep parents and children together as they work toward becoming stable and productive in their homes, jobs and schools.

Homeless Prevention Program

We help families with children find or maintain safe, permanent housing. Our program balances strong case management services with financial assistance, when needed, for families coming from a shelter or those facing eviction. Our families become independent within 12 to 18 months.

Outreach to Homeless Families

Our Outreach Program connects homeless families with numerous community resources when shelter beds are not available and helps each family develop a plan to transition into stable housing. The program's goal is to secure resources to sustain these families until they are temporarily or permanently housed.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

113 West Chestnut StreetWest Chester, PA 19380

(39.96082,-75.6077)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours, random times during the week

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