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.
243 King Street Suite 248PO Box 171Northampton, MA01060
Volunteer Counselor Duties: Work directly with clients to gather information to form an individualized action plan. Action plan would include using LDRC database to connect clients with local organizations that may help with specific client needs (LLMD and health connections, community action, SNAP, independent living organization, section 8 or housing assistance, etc.) Commit to one year of service.
Qualifications: Empathetic listener that can also motivate clients to take action. Must be able to use databases. Must exhibit a high degree of ethics and integrity in dealing with personal data.