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ORGANIZATION: Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency

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Plan party theme and purchase party supplies for children living at an emergency shelter. Able to raise or provide own funds to purchase party supplies.

DUTIES

  1. Plan party theme, decorations, and activities (i.e. Space Exploration, Beach Bash, Sports, or Art Extravaganza)
  2. Plan small bags of party favors ( no food or candy may be in these bags for safety)
  3. Estimate expenses and collect funds
  4. Purchase supplies for:
    • Party decorations. Room in which party will take place has three long 6 ft tables and one round table if wanting to buy table coverings.
    • Party activity supplies, enough for 20 children.
    • Party favor bag supplies, enough for 20 children.
  5. Assemble party favor bags.
  6. Put all party supplies into one box.
  7. Email to arrange box pick-up

BENEFITS

  • Build teamwork skills while you plan alongside co-workers
  • Learn about homelessness in your community as well as basic needs resources
  • Have fun and feel good while helping others

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About Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency

Location:

7310 Woodward Ave Suite 800, Detroit, MI 48202, US

Mission Statement

Guided by our belief that no one should live in poverty, Wayne Metro empowers people and communities to be strong, healthy and thriving. We envision communities where all people have hope and opportunities to realize their full potential.

Description

Wayne Metro Community Action Agency (Wayne Metro) provides services to help people achieve their goals for Healthy Homes, Upward Mobility, and Family Success. Key to this work is our focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to ensure our staff and systems our accessible and welcoming to all people.

Annual Agency Impact

Upward Mobility

  • 4,153 participants increase their financial capabilities through workshops, coaching
  • 2,021 participants receive free tax preparation

Family Success

  • 794 children improve their Kindergarten readiness through early childhood education
  • 610 youth improve academic progress through youth empowerment programs

Healthy Homes

  • 873 households who are at-rick of homelessness maintain housing
  • 2,701 households improve home energy efficiency through home repairs


Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

  • 15 small Detroit-based organizations assisted with the Detroit Residents First Fund that works to elevate the voices of local Detroiters

Over the last four decades, the Agency’s budget has grown from $100,000 to over $100 million while continuing to maintain a low administrative rate (8%) that allows $.92 of every funded or donated dollar to be utilized for direct client services.

CAUSE AREAS

Children & Youth
Community
Crisis Support
Children & Youth, Community, Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Detroit, MI 48202

(42.36645,-83.07372)
 

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Organization

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2 HOURS including: + 15 minute virtual Wayne Metro Volunteer Orientation + 1.5 hours estimated for doing volunteer job duties below
  • • Creative or familiar with party activities and themes appropriate for children ages five to thirteen • Able to raise or provide own funds to purchase supplies

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