Bring a smile to children of imprisoned parents: At home office volunteer

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Companions Journeying Together, Inc

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The Aunt Mary's Storybook project brings into several Chicagoland county jails and state prisons a selection of brand new books, along with audio recorders. We assist participating parents and grandparents in choosing an age-appropriate books for each one of their children. Each of the participants are then given an opportunity to record him or herself reading the books for their children, along with a personal message they can record for their children. On behalf of the parent, we then send the books and recording to the child.

We are looking for someone located in or near the Aurora area to help burn the recordings on CDs and prepare the packages for mailing. We will provide you with supplies.

This volunteer position is done from home, although we will need to meet occasionally to provide you with the necessary supplies.

Please contact us if you are interested.

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About Companions Journeying Together, Inc

Location:

PO Box 457, Western Springs, IL 60558, US

Mission Statement

We our programs that serve prisoners and their families.

Description

Send new books to the children of prisoners with a C/D of the parents reading the stories.

Send mail to prisoners including Christmas and birthday cards/personal correspondence.

Teach parenting classes to women in jail.

Provide stationery at Mother's Day so families can communicate with each other.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2121 W Indian TrailAurora, IL 60506

SKILLS

  • Executive Admin
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Data Entry

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • Computer savvy

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