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2625 Zanker RoadSan Jose, CA 95134


Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County (CCSCC), our region’s largest health and human services nonprofit seeks Community Service Volunteers to provide community outreach, counseling and/or case management support to families in need to life circumstances and/or during community disasters such as an earthquake, flood or other crisis.

Benefits of the position:

Use your expertise to provide direct support to families in need due to either life circumstances or a community disaster (natural or manmade), requiring additional support. Will receive training and the satisfaction of knowing that you are making a real difference at a critical time for a family and our community.

Key Responsibilities:

Get training in agency assessment protocol
 Follow agency guidelines, including client confidentiality
 Provide administrative support as requested and needed
 Assess resident safety per agency assessment tool and protocol
 Provide individual services to families in need

Work under the supervision of a CCSCC staffperson

Provide direct client services, including counseling, therapy, information and referral, case management
 Complete forms on hard copy or via computer per training
 Facilitate support groups

Skills and Abilities:

Strong interpersonal skills
 Strong verbal & written communication skills
 Good listening skills

Basic computer skills
 Background as a social worker, case manager or therapist desirable

Requiremenets and Training:

Undergo background check. Maintain bi-yearly TB skin test record. Complete Volunteer Training. Must be 18 years of age with a valid California driver's license with a clearn driving record. Should have insured functioning vehicle for transportation.


  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Case Work / Management
  • Counseling / Mental Health

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies -Volunteer availability crisis situation
  • Length of service varies based on volunteer availability and community crisis situation

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