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Virtual buddy program - chats with an unhoused neighbor

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ORGANIZATION: Miracle Messages



Everyone needs a friend.



QUICK OVERVIEW

Miracle Friends is a phone-based buddy system for our unhoused neighbors. Volunteer from anywhere in the world, in a way that fits your schedule. Miracle Friends matches unhoused neighbors with caring volunteers for weekly calls and texts to check- in and say hello.



IMPACT

We help unhoused neighbors rebuild their social support systems and financial security, primarily through family reunifications, a phone buddy system, and direct cash transfers. Our services are available anywhere.



VOLUNTEER ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Volunteering is 100% remote; all you need is a phone.

Each volunteer is supported by a mentor and training calls.

The time commitment is 1-2 hours per week.

Volunteers pick their schedules.

Next Steps

Let us know if you are interested by clicking, Express Interest. Once you express interest, you will be invited to an orientation.



QUESTIONS?

Visit miraclemessages.org/getinvolved

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About Miracle Messages

Location:

845 Market St., Suite 450,, San Francisco, CA 94103, US

Mission Statement

Miracle Messages is an award-winning 501(c)3 nonprofit organization serving across the US that helps people experiencing homelessness rebuild their social support systems and financial security, through family reunification services, a phone buddy program, and basic income pilots

Description

Our Miracle Friends program is a virtual buddy program - we match one volunteer to one unhoused neighbor for weekly phone call or text messages. As a volunteer you are supported by a team of mentors and program administrator. Time commitment about 1 to 1.5 hours a week. This volunteer opportunity is transformation for the volunteer and the unhoused neighbor. We are expanding in LA and we could use your heart and care to bring friendship to our friends!

CAUSE AREAS

Homeless & Housing
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

Thu Jan 27, 2022 - Sun Jan 01, 2023
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

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