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.
If you're interested in volunteering for an important task that makes a huge difference, and are willing to face intense situations to help others, this opportunity is right for you.
Force for Immigrant Rights & Empowerment (FIRE) is coming out with a hotline that people can call if they need a witness when they come into contact with local law enforcement or immigration agents.
Volunteers will be notified and asked to go to the location the event is occurring, and will act as a witness to help prevent abuse. They will then report what happened, helping to ensure that legal procedures are followed properly.
Verbal / Written Communication
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Requirements & Commitment
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Flexible-can work with volunteer's schedule
Good at describing situations, acting under pressure, strong commitment to social justice