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Volunteer to call BINGO for low-income seniors in Oakland (The Orchards)

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ORGANIZATION: Satellite Affordable Housing Associates

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In December 2012, Satellite Housing and Affordable Housing Associates merged to create SAHA, an organization dedicated to providing quality, service-enriched affordable housing to East Bay residents.

Do you want to get involved with your community and help prevent social isolation through playing BINGO? Volunteer to call BINGO for seniors living at The Orchards in Oakland! We are looking for a volunteer to call BINGO once a week ideally on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays for 1hor, time is flexible. The volunteer will facilitate BINGO games, socialize with residents and then straighten up afterwards. BINGO is a very popular activity that is also a great opportunity to build community and keep our residents active!

Bilingual is a huge PLUS - specially Cantonese/Mandarin

Schedule is FLEXIBLE

Requirements: Ongoing SAHA Community Volunteers must commit to volunteer once a week for a minimum of 4 months, and must complete a volunteer orientation, volunteer forms and background screening prior to beginning their placement.

About SAHA: Satellite Affordable Housing Associates is committed to providing quality, service-enriched, affordable housing in the bay area. Our Community Engagement Program aims to connect SAHA’s residents with the surrounding neighborhood through innovative, high impact, and responsive programs that forge mutually beneficial relationships. By providing consistent, volunteer-led programming, we hope to build community at each of our properties while offering accessible socialization opportunities. Visit www.sahahomes.org for more information!

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About Satellite Affordable Housing Associates

Location:

1835 Alcatraz Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission: SAHA provides quality affordable homes and services that empower people and strengthen neighborhoods. Our Values: We believe that: Every person needs a home. We commit to communities for the long term. Services in housing best support our residents and empower people to thrive. High quality design inspires people and builds community. Green building and practices lead to a healthy, sustainable society. Innovation and thoughtful risk-taking are part of how we pursue excellence. Financial health and sustainability are essential to the endurance of our mission and impact. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our work. Our workplace reflects the same values we bring to our homes.

Description

The purpose of the SAHA's Volunteer Program is to improve the quality of living and promote health and well-being for Satellite Housing's residents. Volunteers will help foster community by facilitating activities for the residents, such as exercise groups, art classes, discussion groups, providing health and wellness information, leading or participating in games, assisting with special events, etc. The residents really appreciate the effort that is put forth by the volunteers, and look forward to the weekly interactions.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Homeless & Housing
Seniors
Community, Homeless & Housing, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2719 Foothill BoulevardOakland, CA 94601

(37.78403,-122.22741)
 

SKILLS

  • Elder care
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1x/week or 2x/month, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesday (1 hours)
  • volunteer orientation, volunteer forms and background screening

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