The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
This position is critical for the success of the CAN mission! Interested volunteers would deliver food from one of two local food shelves (your choice) and to meet with a homebound adult once a month. This individual must be able to listen to the adult assigned to him/her in order to communicate concerns, successes, or other information to the CAN Lead after each visit. This position will require approximately 2-3 hours per month.
Volunteers can work individually, or with their small group, friends, or family in order to develop a relationship with a homebound adult.
If you can't lift a box, positions are available to pack boxes at the warehouse.
Must pass background check
Be willing to commit to meeting with a homebound adult once a month
Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, proof of insurance
Reports to CAN Lead
An understanding of CAN’s mission
Ability to communicate via computer and/or smartphone
Ability to develop a connection with a homebound adult