(32.94366,-117.20882)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Varies-San Diego AreaSan Diego, CA 92130
3 people

About

2-volunteers partner together to offer a hand to a homeless person (client), who is moving into an (empty) apartment...
- Obligation - estimated need to meet 3-8x with client - each client's needs will vary
- Location - San Diego County - will depend on location of client's residence
- Coffee/Tea Time - meet at neutral location & visit to discover personal needs of client (checklists provided) (approx. 1-2 hrs)
- Decisions! Decisions! - guide (mentor) client in purchasing and basic move-in decisions (checklists provided)
- Used Items - assist in finding NICE items on CraigsList.org, Nextdoor.com, fb, etc. according to client's preferences - work with Fischer Outreach to obtain and deliver the items
- Go Shopping - take client shopping for necessities not found gently used (bed, dishes, table, etc (financial assistance provided through Fischer Outreach)
- Expectation - Shopping/Mentoring expectation between client & Fischer Outreach Volunteers is 1-2 mo./client
- Limitation - Fischer Outreach Shoppers/Mentor Volunteers may assist up to 2 clients
- Additional Mentoring Option - the same mentor may continue to guide client through setting up household budget, "how to keep a job", healthy living, choices for success, etc. - expectation for this is to meet more often within the same 2 mo. time frame (exceptions to the 2 mo. time frame may be allowed by the Fischer Outreach Volunteer if requested by the client)

Thank you for partnering in personally meeting basic needs of someone less fortunate.

Skills

  • Organization
  • Project Management

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-4 hr/visit - 3-8 visits
  • reliable vehicle & willing to drive client to shop for necessities

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