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Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet

Are You Good With Numbers? Use Your Talents to Help Others!

Help seniors manage their money and budget, by becoming a Money Management volunteer!

Our faith-based organization is seeking dedicated and compassionate individuals that are age 21 years and older to volunteer for a minimum of 4 hours a month for our Money Management program. You’ll provide basic money management services to low-income seniors. You will receive pre-service orientation and training and attend regular in-service training. All volunteers must pass federal and state background checks.

Overview of the role:

As a trained volunteer, you’ll use your valuable skills to help individuals who may not have friends or relatives to assist them.

Responsibilities:

Basic money management services entail helping low-income seniors who have difficulty budgeting, paying routine bills, and keeping track of financial matters such as balancing their checkbook, sorting and managing mail (identifying junk mail), and writing out checks for client signature, etc. Volunteers can also assist with applying clients for benefits or intervening with creditors.

The need:

Volunteers are needed in Will, Kankakee, Iroquois, and Grundy counties. If you’re interested in sharing your talents as a Money Management Program volunteer, call 815-523-9921 or visit catholiccharitiesjoliet.org.

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About Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet

Location:

249 S. Schuyler Ave, Kankakee, IL 60901, US

Mission Statement

We are a faith based organization providing service to people in need and calling others of good will to do the same.

Description

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet serves people of all faiths and beliefs in seven counties including: Kankakee, Ford, Iroquois, Dupage, Kendall, Will, and Grundy Counties. All services are provided without regard to race, religion, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet services include: Senior (older adult) Progams, Counseling and Community Services. Volunteer opportunities are available in Case Management, the Senior Companion Progam, the Foster Grandparent Program, the Money Management Program and the Long Term Care Community Ombudsman Program. Come volunteer for Catholic Charities and make a difference every day!

Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1001 East Grant StreetWatseka, IL 60970

(40.77187,-87.71822)
 

SKILLS

  • Budgeting
  • Data Entry
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once a month, up to two hours

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