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Liaison (mentor) to Families in Need

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Families Forward Charlotte

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Become a Family Liaison And Change A Life Today *It Takes One*

Imagine you are the mother in a family of five. You don't know exactly how or why, but you are homeless. You never thought you would be in this situation. But you are. You feel helpless and hopeless.

What if you were introduced to someone, a FFC Liaison who could help bring insight and guidance to your situation and help bring your family to a better life? What if YOU were that liaison? It takes one person to change the lives of a family.

FFC needs Family Liaisons to support our families this year. By volunteering, you can personally impact a family in need and help them reach their goal of self-sufficiency. Contact us today to find out how you can help. This Could Be Your Impact

Moriah is a single mother to a 10-year boy. She was completely on her own with no family and no support system. Working two part-time jobs, she was living at the poverty level. She and her son lived in a house with three other families and she was struggling.

Moriah was referred to FFC and signed up for our program, unsure of what she would get out of it. Moriah was partnered with a volunteer Family Liaison, who began to meet with her once a month and would touch base weekly over the phone to see how her week was going. Together they set goals for the year and her Liaison checked in on Moriah's progress, providing support, assurance and direction to resources as needed.

A few short months into the program, Moriah's confidence boost. She had someone in her corner cheering her along. She had someone she could reach out to if things got tough or she needed help and guidance. By the end of the year, Moriah and her son were in stable housing with no roommates. Moriah was budgeting correctly to ensure she could keep up with her rent and utilities. But most importantly, she was beginning to change the course of her future for herself and her son.

The support her Family Liaison provided her gave her the confidence and resources she needed to help her succeed. You can impact a family like Moriah's by signing up to be a volunteer Family Liaison. There is no experience as rewarding as watching your impact help a family grow. Email us today to sign up at info@familiesforwardclt.org.

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About Families Forward Charlotte

Location:

PO Box 470436, Charlotte, NC 28247, US

Mission Statement

Families Forward Charlotte aims to ease the burden of poverty on children and their families in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. We are providing essential goods, educational programs, a comprehensive list of resources and assistance in navigating existing resources. The organization’s goal is to establish long-term stability for the children and families we serve.

Description

Families Forward Charlotte Website

Community
Employment
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Various Locations in Charlotte, NCCharlotte, NC 28205

(35.22637,-80.79902)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Financial Literacy

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-6 hours per month for 1 year

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