(36.778393,-119.75394)
 

Cause Areas

When

Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:00 AM - Thu Jan 25, 2018 05:00 PM

Where

3040 N. Cedar Ave.Fresno, CA 93703

Help Homeless Vets in Fresno

About

Did you know there are over 10,000 homeless vets in California? You can directly help those on the streets in Fresno by becoming a Veterans Benefits Coach. Volunteers serve as a point of contact for vets to get connected to state and federal benefits and services they have earned through military service. Individuals volunteer a minimum of two hours each week between 10:00am and 5:00pm Monday, Tuesday,Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. Free parking is available at the Betty Rodriguez Regional Library. An inteview, passing an on-line course;committing to a two hour shift weekly for six months are requirements included in this application process. This is a unique opportunity,especially ideal for former vets who want to help others. Recruitment of individivials to volunteer is occuring in December 2016. This sight will open in January 2017.

Skills

  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Benefits
  • Veteran Care
  • Community Outreach
  • Customer Service

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Orientation or Training
  • Two hours each week, six months required

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