29 people are interested
29 people are interested
Duties: The Priscilla Project is an in-home visiting program in which volunteer mentors provide friendship/support to pregnant women throughout their pregnancy and postpartum period, while connecting women and their families with resources in the community. This can include assisting with WIC shopping/appointments, visiting donation centers, and accompanying the client to doctor's appointments/hospital visits.
Who you'll work with: At-risk and socially isolated pregnant women in the Buffalo area
Requirements (other than COVID vaccination): Female, at least 21 years old
People with the following skills/experience would be great here: Experience in women's health/breastfeeding education/mentoring and familiarity with navigating the healthcare system and working in multicultural settings are helpful but not required.
About Jericho Road Community Health Center
184 Barton St, Buffalo, NY 14213, US
Mission: Jericho Road Community Health Center provides wholistic healthcare for the underserved and marginalized communities in Buffalo and across the world in order to demonstrate the unconditional love of Jesus. Vision: is for underserved and marginalized individuals, families, and communities in Buffalo and across the world to become healthy and whole.
DescriptionIn addition to providing excellent medical care, we have developed a wide array of community development programs, seeking to address the needs of those we serve more holistically. We offer culturally and linguistically appropriate programming with interpreters of over 24 languages and/or dialects. We actively engage a very diverse staff that represents the ethnicities we serve in order to form a bridge of trust with Buffalo's many communities. Our current volunteer opportunities include: Priscilla Project of Buffalo, Vive, and Spiritual Care
Volunteers bring critical energy, skill, time, and resources to Jericho Road. Through meaningful opportunities, we are sharing Jesus’ love in tangible ways, helping our neighbors to overcome the barriers of poverty they face, and participating in mutual transformation.
233 West Ferry StreetBuffalo, NY 14213
October 12, 2021
- Case Work / Management
- People Skills
- Problem Solving
- Relationship Building
- Social Work
- People 55+
- Background Check
- Must be at least 21
- Orientation or Training
- Minimum time commitment: 1-2 hours every week until your match is at least six months postpartum
- Must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19