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Volunteers needed for meal and support services at our center for homeless women and families

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The Women's Daytime Drop-In Center

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 50 people are interested

The Women's Daytime Drop-In Center is in need of general volunteers for weekly shifts to help assist at the Center. There are available shifts Monday - Friday for 2-3 hours. We have remained open since the COVID pandemic started in March and have shifted to serving the homeless women and families through our service window located at the side of our office house.

General volunteer duties include but are not limited to:

  • Greeting clients and providing immediate meal and food needs
  • Providing clients with hygiene products, mail services and a cup of coffee
  • Referring clients to our on-site case managers as needed
  • Providing coats, socks and other seasonal items-to-go when available
  • Aiding Staff as needed
  • Organizational support in food pantry and supply areas
  • General surface cleaning of kitchen and pantry area and taking the trash out
  • There is some lifting and breaking down of boxes on occasion.

During COVID pandemic, we are not serving our clients inside of the center. You must be willing to wear a mask at all times.
Check out our website www.womensdropin.org for more information about our center and our mission and how to help.
If you are interested in volunteering with WDDC, please contact us here OR at staff@womensdropin.org Thank you!

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About The Women's Daytime Drop-In Center

Location:

2218 Acton Street, Berkeley, CA 94702, US

Mission Statement

We believe that all human beings deserve to have stable housing and to live full and productive lives. The Women's Daytime Drop-In Center empowers women and children to move from the streets to a home by providing ongoing and intensive counseling, case management services, transitional housing, and a safe daytime refuge.

Description

Our services include:

Intensive case management to assist with obtaining and maintaining housing.

HIV education and prevention.

Nutrition and Health support.

Children's Program offering positive play and educational activities.

Nourishing breakfast and lunch prepared by volunteers.

Extensive information, referral, and advocacy.

Bridget Transitional House.

Crisis Support
Homeless & Housing
Women

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2218 Acton StreetBerkeley, CA 94702

(37.86637,-122.28411)
 

SKILLS

  • Crisis Intervention
  • Mental Health
  • Case Work / Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible time slots available - we prefer that you can commit to weekly shifts of 2-3 hours.
  • All volunteers will need to have a TB test and fingerprint scan within the first month of volunteering. We usually have any volunteer complete a trial visit.

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