Shopping Buddies help K-8th grade kids shop for school clothes via a mobile dressing center


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Cause Areas

When

Tue Aug 23, 2016 08:30 AM - Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:30 AM

Where

PhoenixPhoenix, AZ 85020


About

Bring a smile to a childs' face, when you help them pick their brand new school uniforms. The Operation School Bell program provides complete wardrobe packages to children at Title I schools via the mobile dressing center, the Delivering Dreams Bus.

Volunteers are needed to the meet the bus at the designated schools. (the bus is at a different school each day). The bus features a waiting area, dressing rooms, shoe fitting station and racks of clothing. Each day approximately 50 kids are outfitted with new clothing and personal items.


Volunteer Duties:

  • Arrive on time and assist with light set up.
  • Engage with the children while they wait their turn to shop
  • Take measurements (waist and foot)
  • Help children select their items (a checklist is provided to volunteers to ensure each child gets the full wardrobe)
  • Distribute hygiene kits
  • Distribute books

Learn more by watching this video clip of the program: https://youtu.be/f8Hw8f8_d4M

Volunteers should dress comfortably, wear close-toed shoes and bring a bottle of water. This position a requires standing.

The Delivering Dreams bus is at a different school each day. Over 90 schools in the Phoenix area are served each school year. For information on locations/schools served, or dates get in touch with Michelle at volunteer@alphx.org or directly call at 602 944-7636.



Skills

  • General Education
  • Public Speaking
  • People Skills
  • Public Relations
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Relationship Building

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • 4 hours
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