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Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County

  • 1 person is interested

Volunteers are needed to support the day-to-day operations of new, emergency shelters in Santa Cruz and Watsonville Tasks include checking-in participants; food service; monitoring common areas, assisting staff with day-to-day operations; notifying supervisors of emerging needs. What skills are needed for this role? 1. Friendliness, willingness to engage with residents. This is a very person-centered role interacting with residents for the entire shift - while maintaining social distancing of 6-feet at all times. 2. Flexibility and problem-solving. We won't have everything figured out at the start and there will be some trial and error. 3. You don't need experience in a shelter - we just need people with a positive attitude who are flexible and adaptable. Volunteers will be provided with personal protective equipment (masks and gloves) and resources to maintain safety. PLEASE READ THESE SAFETY TIPS FOR VOLUNTEERING DURING THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY DOWNLOAD THE FULL POSITION DESCRIPTION FOR SHELTER VOLUNTEERS

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About Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County

Location:

1740 17th Ave Suite 2, SANTA CRUZ, CA 95062, US

Mission Statement

The Volunteer Center was founded in 1967 to address the pressing needs of our local community through volunteer service. We offer 17 programs that engage young people, families, seniors, working professionals, and people with disabilities in meaningful service. We have the capability of connecting people with volunteer opportunities on the web, by phone or at one of our Centers. We additionally, partner with over 400 non-profits to find the perfect fit for your skills and interest. Our mission is to transform our community and ourselves through volunteerism, empowering everyone to be the difference.

Description

The Volunteer Center was founded in 1967 to address the pressing needs of our local community through volunteer service. We offer 17 programs that engage young people, families, seniors, working professionals, and people with disabilities in meaningful service. We have the capability of connecting people with volunteer opportunities on the web, by phone or at one of our Centers. We additionally, partner with over 400 non-profits to find the perfect fit for your skills and interest. Our mission is to transform our community and ourselves through volunteerism, empowering everyone to be the difference.

Homeless & Housing
Hunger

WHEN

Sat Apr 04, 2020 - Tue Dec 29, 2020
05:00 PM - 04:00 PM  

WHERE

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

(36.9765,-122.02615)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

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