Christmas Gift Program Phone Calls


Cause Areas

When

Tue Oct 04, 2016 - Mon Dec 12, 2016

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

Children receive bicycles through our annual Christmas gift program

About

The Oakland Catholic Worker coordinates a Christmas gift program that provides gifts for around 250 people in need (mostly children) every year. Volunteers are needed to call eligible families to schedule interviews about what they want for Christmas, and to and remind them to pick up their gifts.

Most families will speak Spanish or Cantonese, so volunteers should be proficient enough to schedule appointments in one of those languages. Phone and internet access are necessary, but volunteers can work from home.

Calls will take place from October 4th-14th, and from December 5th-12th.

Skills

  • Spanish
  • People Skills
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Cantonese / Mandarin
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 16
  • at least half an hour

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