Community Advocates - Volunteers


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

PO Box 1947611 NechesAustin, TX 78767

About

A community advocate with Caritas of Austin assists an individual move toward a stable, self-sufficient life. Caritas provides training and support for Community Advocate Volunteers. You will be partnered with a professional social worker. Some of the ways in which you might help include:

* Mentor a single mother as she seeks stable housing

* Coach and encourage a disabled person who has experienced homelssness and is making the transition to a permanent home.

* Assist a refugee to learn about life in America, in general, and in Austin, TX, in particular.

* Be a supportive resource during a difficult time for the client;

* Make a difference in one person's life!

Contact: Loly Thomas - Direct Service Volunteer Coordinator - Caritas of Austin - 512-632-0559 (mobile) lthomas@caritasofaustin.org

Skills

  • Coaching

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6-8 hours a week

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