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Hygiene Kits Distribution

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ORGANIZATION: Ayuda

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
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Opportunity Title: Health/hygiene Kit Distribution

Opportunity Description: We are looking for volunteers to join us at Unity Baptist Church in Northeast DC to assist us with the distribution of health/hygiene kits to immigrant residents of the district. Through an event sponsored by DC Department of Behavioral Health, we are participating in a distribution of health and wellness items including masks, hand sanitizer, self-COVID tests, vitamin c packages, and COVID information pamphlets at the church's 3rd Annual Community Day. We are expecting to distribute anywhere from 200 - 400 health/hygiene kits and would greatly appreciate your joining us to assist on this day!

Department/Individuals Assisting Ayuda’s Social Services Team

Responsible to: Our Volunteer Coordinator, Connor Paul, as well as Case Managers Diana Fitz and Monica Maldonado.

# of Volunteers Requesting: We are looking for 3 - 5 volunteers to join and assist us with our distribution on this day

Responsibilities:

  • Unloading in-kind donation items and setting up equipment like tables for distribution
  • Packaging of health products into our hygiene kits for distribution
  • Distributing hygiene kits to attending beneficiaries
  • Cleaning up area post-distribution as well as loading up leftover in-kind items and equipment

Opportunity Requirements:

  • Required:
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Strong cross-cultural communication abilities
    • Being a team player
    • Positivity and enthusiasm for our work
    • Vaccinated for COVID-19 (full doses + booster)
  • Preferred:
    • Fluency in English and Spanish (or other languages such as Chinese, Amharic, French, or Vietnamese)

COVID-19 Policies:

  • At Ayuda, we believe it is critical that we follow the best public health practices and adhere to COVID-19 policies that ensure the safety of our staff, interns, beneficiaries, and volunteers. The following will be required of all Ayuda volunteers and is non-negotiable:
    • Proof of vaccination, which we define as full vaccination plus a booster shot.
      • A copy or photo of vaccination records can be sent to our Volunteer Coordinator before your joining us
    • Wearing masks unless eating or drinking

Commitment:

  • This opportunity is a one-time occurrence on Saturday, August 20th from 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Volunteers can meet us directly at Unity Baptist Church (2706 Bladensburg Road, Washington, DC 20018)
    • Volunteers will be asked to join for a minimum of 2.5 hours from 9:30 AM - 12 PM but would preferably be able to join for the whole 4.5 hours of the event.

Technology Needed: No technology is needed to assist with this opportunity

Sign Up: To join us at our distribution and help pass out hygiene kits to our clients and the larger immigrant community of DC, sign up for our opportunity here! Our Volunteer Coordinator will reach out to you upon receipt of your sign up to confirm and if you have any questions about this opportunity, please don’t hesitate to reach out to him at volunteers@ayuda.com.

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About Ayuda

Location:

1990 K Street NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20006, US

Mission Statement

Ayuda’s mission is to advocate for low-income immigrants through direct legal, social and language services, training and outreach in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. We envision a community where all immigrants succeed and thrive in the United States. Ayuda's core values of Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Inclusion, Client-centeredness and Wellbeing serve as a foundation for how we carry out our work. They are a thread throughout everything we do and serve as a commitment to one another and to the communities we serve.

Description

Ayuda is the only nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia that offers a full range of immigration and family law assistance, case management, therapy, and language support for low-income immigrants from anywhere in the world. Since 1973, we have served more than 150,000 low-income immigrants access justice, heal from trauma, and overcome language isolation.

CAUSE AREAS

Crisis Support
Health & Medicine
Immigrants & Refugees
Crisis Support, Health & Medicine, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

Sat Aug 20, 2022
09:30 AM - 02:00 PM

WHERE

2706 Bladensburg Road NortheastWashington, DC 20018

(38.92481,-76.96597)
 

SKILLS

  • Case Work / Management
  • Healthcare
  • Transportation
  • Community Outreach
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Spanish

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2.5 hour commitment minimum from 9:30 AM - 12 PM. We would prefer volunteers joining stay for the full 4.5 hours if possible.
  • Volunteers will also need to show proof of COVID vaccinations before joining.

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