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ORGANIZATION: POWER CHANGES LIVES INC

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Objective/ Description: Outreach Services are an extension of our core hot shower services where guests are guided to additional services that may be available to them

Responsibility:

  • Engage with guests to make sure that they feel safe and comfortable.
  • Answer any questions they may have and assist them with additional resources they may need such as Medical, Dental and Vision care specialists on site
  • Coordinate any Mental Health services if needed
  • Inform guests of new or future programs that may benefit them

Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time

LavaLove(r), a 29’ customized all-weather, 3-unit shower-toilet mobile hygiene trailer provides full services to sheltered and unsheltered homeless guests, restoring dignity in those overlooked solely based on their current housing status, bringing visibility to those "invisible" within the community. LavaLove(r) will provide over 8,000 showers per yeardelivering access to clean water and hot showers. We will rapidly expand providing shower trailers in Morristown, NJ (Morris County), Newark, NJ (Essex County), New York City, NY, Paterson, NJ (Passaic County), Phillipsburg, NJ (Warren County), Trenton, NJ (Mercer County), and Atlantic City, NJ (Atlantic County). As we grow support of additional partners and legislators, we will roll out additional trailer deployments to cover every county in New Jersey and New York.

Click here to apply: Tinyurl.com/LavaLoveVolunteer

1 Shift

  • 08:30 AM to 04:30 PM
    Every Thursday
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About POWER CHANGES LIVES INC

Location:

403 WELSH PL, MORRIS PLAINS, NJ 07950, US

Mission Statement

POWER's (People Organized Working Evolving Reaching) mission is to give low-income, minority, and underserved communities the capacity to build and thrive, eliminating disparities in aging, education, finance, food insecurity, health, housing wellness, and social justice and reform.

Description

POWER(r) has several initiatives to directly address disparities in low-income, minority, and underserved communities throughout the United States:

  • Senior Connect(r): providing pre-programmed Kindle Fire 7 tablets with life-saving technology to those ages 65+ to reduce COVID-19 related deaths.
  • iPlay(r): providing free instruments and virtual lessons to LIMU K-12 students.
  • iLearn(r): providing free virtual tutoring and educational support to LIMU K-12 students.
  • iAmArt(r): providing free art instruction and therapy to combat COVID-fatigue experienced by K-12 remote learners.
  • The Crimson Project: providing free legal services for low-level offense expungement.
  • Project F.E.E.D(r): Addressing food insecurity by providing USDA and pre-packaged food boxes at drive-thru and pop up food distribution sites
  • Project Warmth(r): Providing free pop-up tents, clothing and toiletries to homeless clients.
  • Lava Love(r): Mobile shower units providing clean water, showers clothing and barbering services to homeless clients.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Homeless & Housing
Hunger
Community, Homeless & Housing, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift

WHERE

336 Oakwood AvenueOrangeCity of Orange, NJ 07050

(40.76092,-74.22916)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18

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