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.
New Haven/Leon SCP depends on volunteers and interns for much of what it does to promote education, public health and poverty reduction in Nicaragua and Connecticut. Below is a list of volunteer needs here in New Haven at our Whitney Avenue office. We are ESPECIALLY looking for people who could be involved a few hours a month ove a longer time period.
We generally match up volunteers with projects/tasks depending on their skills and availability. Needs include:
Fundraising, special events, online efforts. Research related to program development.... Spanish a plus though not essential. Mailings, basic office help. Help prepare bank deposits twice a month. Outreach, tabling. Graphic design, marketing. Possible Board involvement.
Climate change / public health organizing. Participatory art creation / coordination.
If you're intersted in more information, LET US KNOW what type of tasks you're considering, and a bit about your background and availability. Thank you!