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Catholic Community Services' Volunteer Services

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 19 people are interested

Clients in the Lacey and Olympia areas are needing help with light housework in their homes. Many clients are adults with disabilities or seniors and often find it difficult to keep up with housework that requires more back/hip movement such as vacuuming, dusting, sweeping, and mopping. Clients are low income and cannot afford a paid cleaning service. Volunteer Services needs volunteers to help with even a couple of hours a month to help folks in the community maintain a safe space for independent living. We also reimburse for mileage!

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About Catholic Community Services' Volunteer Services

Location:

129 Decatur Street NW, Olympia, WA 98502, US

Mission Statement

We believe every child should grow up in a safe, loving and nurturing environment We believe the elderly should be able to live with security and dignity. We believe healthy family life should be affirmed and supported in our communities We believe in compassion, love and respect for all people, especially the poor and most vulnerable. We believe in joining with others to change systems that oppress, discriminate or otherwise cause human suffering. We believe employees and volunteers should work in an environment that fosters respect, teamwork and excellence. We believe in all of these things for all people, whatever their color, whatever language they speak or however they worship.

Description

Our program exists as a safety net for low-income elders and people with disabilities (also low-income)by providing them with services that allow them to remain living as independently as possible in their own homes (not assisted living). For example, a 89 year old woman who only collects $600/mo. in Social Security needs help with her lawn. She can't afford to pay someone, and if her lawn goes a couple of months without being mowed, now the lawn is a fire hazard.

Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

clients homeOlympia, WA 98501

(46.97702,-122.85842)
 

SKILLS

  • Housekeeping
  • Elder care

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Very flexible!

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