Bridge to Home SCV
Quick Overview: Working with BTH staff, Bridge to Home Office Corps members provide direct assistance to the case managers, office staff, and clients in order to provide a functional surrounding where volunteers, and staff can work directly with clients in a safe and more homely functioning environment. These services can include medical appointment setting, job searches, mail collections, basic phone calls, and more.
Impact: As the office sees many clients daily, having a team of office volunteers will give more time for the office staff to engage with new and existing clients. When clients are given more attention, they feel more cared for, positively impacting their overall mood.
Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities:
Assists the receptionist is providing basic clerical responsibilities such as filing, mail collection and sorting, file dismantling, answering phones, alphabetizing new files, etc.
Assists the receptionist in warmly greeting clients, staff, and guests as they walk in the door, directing their needs to the proper staff.
Assists the receptionist with mail sorting.
Assists case managers when their appointments arrive.
Assists clients in accessing the computers and helps them with computer needs.
Maintains lobby appearance and center cleanliness.
Neatly organize office supplies that have been purchased or donated.
Distribute lunches and other requested supplies to clients.
Ensures that each client signs in on the proper form and is greeted properly.
Assists Access Center staff in maintaining COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Must be 18 years of age or older
Have two (2) character reference letters dated within the past 12 months - one of which must be from a professional or education resource (supervisor, professor, etc.)
Be able to commit to a minimum of one (1) shift per week
Demonstrate social sensitivity when dealing with organization clients
Maintain confidentiality at all times
Must pass a background check
Demonstrate the ability to read and write at an appropriate professional level
Be able to communicate in a positive and confident manner to staff, clients, and other team members
Proficient in computer programming software such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
Adult CPR and First Aid certified
COVID-19 Precautions: For safety purposes, upon entry into any facility for Bridge to Home, each person will be required to:
wear a mask
wash their hands
submit to a temperature check
We can provide additional PPE such as gloves upon request.
While on any premises or property of the organization, each person will be required to:
wash their hands frequently
remain six feet apart from other individuals
wear a mask at all times
change PPE as often as needed in order to be safe
All clients and staff are tested regularly. If you should have any further questions, please feel free to contact us at email@example.com at your earliest convenience.
If you're interested in helping our homeless clients transition to permanent housing, click EXPRESS INTEREST below and we will follow-up with additional details.
All volunteers participating in this volunteer opportunity should adhere to the health and safety guidelines outlined here: https://www.laworks.com/health-and-safety
By clicking "Express Interest," I acknowledge that I am aware and understand that I am being referred to Activities that are coordinated and managed by a third party Agency or Organization and that L.A. Works has no jurisdiction, control, or oversight over these Activities. The Activities may be inherently dangerous and may expose me to a variety of foreseen and unforeseen hazards and risks including exposure to Coronavirus Disease 2019 ("COVID-19"). The Activities may involve a degree of contact with clients who need assistance and other volunteers who may be carriers of COVID-19 and that personal protective equipment may not be available for my use and/or effective against preventing transmission of COVID-19 whether as a result of my own actions or otherwise.
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*Volunteer time shifts are broken down into the following time frames:
About Bridge to Home SCV
23752 Newhall Avenue, Santa Clarita, CA 91321, US
BRIDGE TO HOME PROVIDES SHELTER AND SUPPORTIVE SERVICES THAT HELP INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES IN THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY MOVE FROM HOMELESSNESS TO HOUSING.
We have three departments that currently have volunteer opportunities - Housing Corps, Shelter Corps, and Office Corps. We have several opportunities within these departments that meet specific program and organizational needs. Our focus is on assistance with housing our clients as well as engaging and creating opportunities for our clients to be productive community members. We strive to create connections with community resources in order to provide options and events for our clientele to participate and actively engage in their path to successfully obtaining housing and contributing to the community.