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ORGANIZATION: Jericho Road Community Health Center

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 2 people are interested

Vive, a program of Jericho Road Community Health Center, has a 30-year legacy of providing safe refuge.
Vive assists those who wish to make a refugee claim in Canada or who are seeking asylum protection in the United States, by providing safety, shelter, food, and legal help.

Duties: Assist Vive residents who are moving out of the shelter and into apartments; pack furniture, luggage, and other belongings into vehicles (either personal vehicle or Jericho Road's van) and unload into apartment; help with basic set up of apartment

Who you'll work with: Vive residents who are moving out of the shelter and into apartments, other Vive residents who are assisting families in their move-out, Vive staff

Requirements: Preference is given to those who have a large van or truck that can be used for transporting furniture and belongings, but this is not required. Must be physically able to lift and move large pieces of furniture and boxes.

People with the following skills/experience would be great here: Comfort working with people who speak languages other than English is helpful.

Schedule: Flexible, though each Welcome Home project typically takes a full day

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About Jericho Road Community Health Center

Location:

184 Barton St, Buffalo, NY 14213, US

Mission Statement

We care for our communities and advocate for systemic health equity in order to demonstrate the unconditional love of Jesus. Our vision is for individuals, families, and communities to become healthy and whole.

Description

In addition to providing excellent medical care, we have developed a wide array of community development programs, seeking to address the needs of those we serve more holistically. We offer culturally and linguistically appropriate programming with interpreters of over 24 languages and/or dialects. We actively engage a very diverse staff that represents the ethnicities we serve in order to form a bridge of trust with Buffalo's many communities. Our current volunteer opportunities include: Priscilla Project of Buffalo, Vive, and Spiritual Care

Volunteers bring critical energy, skill, time, and resources to Jericho Road. Through meaningful opportunities, we are sharing Jesus’ love in tangible ways, helping our neighbors to overcome the barriers of poverty they face, and participating in mutual transformation.

VOLUNTEERS MUST COMPLETE A VOLUNTEER APPLICATION AT WWW.JRCHC.ORG

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Homeless & Housing
Immigrants & Refugees
Community, Homeless & Housing, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1500 Main StreetBuffalo, NY 14209

(42.91422,-78.8654)
 

SKILLS

  • Truck Driving
  • Delivery
  • Operations
  • Organization
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum time commitment:┬áThis can be a one-time, one-day commitment or you can commit to assisting on multiple occasions, as your schedule permits.
  • Requirements:┬áPreference is given to those who have a large van or truck that can be used for transporting furniture and belongings, but this is not required. Must be physically able to lift and move large pieces of fur

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