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.
South County Homeless Project provides shelter, meals, and services to homeless Hayward residents
Provide Life-Changing Support to the Mentally Ill Homeless
Instructors Needed for Special Classes
Are you studying in a social work or public health field? Get on-the-ground experience in an emergency shelter serving the mentally ill homeless. Do you have skills or knowledge in:
- Life skills - Harm reduction - Arts therapy
Building Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency (BOSS) has provided shelter, housing and support services to the homeless, disabled and poor in Hayward since 1989. We are looking for skilled volunteers to provide LIFE SKILLS, HARM REDUCTION or ARTS THERAPY classes for the residents in our emergency shelter -- South County Homeless Project.
The hours are flexible -- we will work with you to find what works!
REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge/experience with the homeless mentally ill, and a desire to help people in need.
BENEFITS: Hands on work experience + opportunities for training and networking + learning from professionals who are passionate & knowledgeable + the amazing experience of making a difference in someone's life!
To volunteer, contact John Darby at firstname.lastname@example.org or 510.732-5956.