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.
Administrative/Front Desk- Help staff by greeting clients, answering phones, and assisting with administrative duties. Some training required.
Blessing Boutique- Work at the counter two hours per week in our baby shop as clients spend their points on Tuesday or Thursday afternoon from 2-4pm. Organize baby and maternity donations. Pick up donations from resale shops and sort clothes. Some training required.
Class Instructor- Teach a one-hour class once a week or once a month on any number of topics related to pregnancy, parenting, decision-making, and more!
Client Advocates- Guide our clients through the pregnancy testing process and commit to serving four hours per week. Provide factual information on abstinence, abortion, adoption options, administer the pregnancy test, set up ultrasound appointments, and make referrals to outside agencies. Client advocates receive 20 hours of basic training and are required to attend two inservice trainings per year.
Maintenance/Hospitality- Help out "behind the scenes" to keep our facility clean and welcoming for our clients. Times and hours vary.
Special Projects- Help out with our Annual Gala, Walk for Life, Baby Bottle Campaign, Charity Shoot or special fundraising events. Hours and times vary.