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Creek Fire Community Relief Fund Volunteer

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UNITED WAY FRESNO AND MADERA COUNTIES

Summary:

United Way is working within the Creek Fire Recovery Collaborative to create volunteer opportunities to assist with the impacted community's long term recovery goals.

This project is designed to provide assistance to individuals and families who have been impacted by the 2020 Creek Fire. These families and individuals are some of the most vulnerable residents of our communities and are continuing to face insurmountable challenges in their recovery journey. United Way has created the Creek Fire Community Relief Fund to provide assistance to families and individuals impacted by the September 2020 Creek Fire. In order to complete this project we are looking for volunteers to partner with us to conduct outreach to impacted residents, assist impacted residents apply to the relief fund, review fund applications, and assist with fundraising efforts.

Training:

Volunteers will be trained by a United Way staff member to properly and efficiently complete all assigned tasks and duties. All necessary training will occur on the volunteers first day of service.

Time Commitment:

We are asking for volunteers to commit two or more hours per week and can be done between the hours of 10 am and 5 pm Monday through Friday. This position will require advanced training and therefore we ask volunteers to contribute at least twenty hours total if signing up for this volunteer opportunity.

Location of Service:

Ideally volunteers would come to the United Way Fresno Madera Counties Office, as there is plenty of room to social distance, but accommodations can be made to complete at home if necessary.

Safety Measures:

At the United Way Fresno Madera Counties office we are taking a variety of safety measures to ensure the health of our staff and volunteers.

These safety measures include:

  • Daily sign in sheet, temperature checks and wellness screening
  • Mandatory facemask & Social distancing policy
  • Daily office cleanings

Interested volunteers can reach out to Tanner Michaelson at tmichaelson@uwfm.org or at (559)761-7752 for more information.

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About UNITED WAY FRESNO AND MADERA COUNTIES

Location:

4949 E KINGS CANYON RD, FRESNO, CA 93727, US

Mission Statement

We fight for the financial security, education, and well-being of all people living in Fresno and Madera Counties.

Description

United Way Fresno and Madera Counties (UWFM) brings resources together to address the most urgent issues the community faces. Through unique partnerships and approaches, UWFM mobilizes resources beyond the dollars that are pledged through their fund-raising efforts. Community partners often include schools, government policy makers, businesses, organized labor, financial institutions, voluntary and neighborhood associations, community development corporations, and the faith community.

Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Bookkeeping
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Disaster Response

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of two hours a week

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