Volunteers needed for minor home repair for seniors throughout Ocean County NJ.

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Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, Ocean Community Services

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The Fix-It Program goal is to assist elderly residents of Ocean County to remain independent in their own home by performing minor home repairs which, if neglected, would adversely affect their health and/or safety. Services are provided by volunteer handy persons who perform household repairs and one time chores at no cost to the elderly resident. However, the elderly resident is expected to pay for materials, if necessary. Fix-It Program volunteers will do minor plumbing, minor carpentry, minor electrical, install safety hand rails, install curtain and drapery hardware, change light bulbs, replace batteries in smoke detectors, change storm windows and doors. The volunteers do the same work they would normally do around their own homes, nothing more. We are always seeking volunteers with varying levels of skills. If you are looking for a rewarding way to give back to those most in need, we have the job for you. Contact us to chat about the opportunity.

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About Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, Ocean Community Services

Location:

200 Monmouth Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton Ocean Community Services is to provide service to people in need, to advocate for justice in social structures, and to call the entire church and other people of good will to do the same.

Description

Catholic Charities of Ocean County NJ provides assistance and outreach to the most vulnerable in our county. Our programs include a Food/Housewares/Clothing Pantry in Lakewood NJ, Domestic Violence Services, Counseling, Housing assistance, Immigration Services, and a Minor Home Repair Service for Seniors and handicapped individuals.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

All of Ocean CountyToms River, NJ 08757

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Carpentry

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1-2 jobs per week
  • You don't need to be a handyman. We just need folks that are Handy and willing to help seniors.

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