TeleSocial Call Program

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ORGANIZATION: L.A. Works

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Become a Volunteer with Telesocial, a call program that matches Volunteers to Vulnerably Housed and Homebound older adults to provide social support and companionship through weekly phone calls.

MISSION

TeleSocial's mission is to combat loneliness and isolation amongst our most vulnerable neighbors and offer them an opportunity to connect with others through social phone calls.

IMPACT

Telesocial has provided nearly 75,000 wellness check in calls since 2021. In a recent survey, a call recipient shared her experience, "I appreciate the program, and it has been extremely helpful especially during the pandemic." TeleSocial Volunteers form a positive connection with their call recipients and become a part of their support system. For heartwarming, life-affirming experiences, join TeleSocial as a volunteer and start making an impact!

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The role of this Volunteer opportunity is to offer general companionship and support to call recipients.

Volunteer responsibility to call your assigned call recipient ONLY once a week!

Read the Volunteer Handbook and complete a brief 10 question quiz

Utilize the Call Hub call system to maintain both Volunteer and Call Recipient personal information private

REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Age:18+

Age Preference: Retired Senior Volunteers ages 55+ and older!

All languages welcome to apply, if you speak another language please notify the Opportunity Coordinator below

If you are a new Volunteer- please create a Volunteer profile: https://volunteer.laworks.com/volunteer-sign-up?

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The opportunity coordinator will provide more information regarding registration, training, etc.

QUESTION? Please email the Opportunity Coordinator below.

By clicking "Sign Up/Express Interest" I certify I have read and agree to the Volunteer Terms & Conditions - https://volunteer.laworks.com/rsvp_handbook.

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About L.A. Works

Location:

570 West Avenue 26, LOS ANGELES, CA 90065, US

Mission Statement

L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Founded in 1991, L.A. Works addresses three principal needs: 1. To increase volunteer participation in community service projects; 2. To provide community service organizations with access to volunteer labor and other resources; and 3. To educate and encourage people to engage in the broader social issues affecting the greater Los Angeles Community.

Description

L.A. Works is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. Founded in 1991, L.A. Works addresses three principal needs: 1. To increase volunteer participation in community service projects; 2. To provide community service organizations with access to volunteer labor and other resources; and 3. To educate and encourage people to engage in the broader social issues affecting the greater Los Angeles Community.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing
Seniors
Health & Medicine, Homeless & Housing, Seniors

WHEN

Sun Dec 01, 2019 - Sun Dec 31, 2023
12:01 AM - 01:58 PM

WHERE

Los Angeles, CA 90065

(34.10885,-118.22342)
 

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