Game Nights in Van Nuys (Volunteer Training Req.)

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ORGANIZATION: L.A. Family Housing

YOUR ACTIVITY: Play some board games, have a cup of hot cocoa, and chat with families transitioning out of homelessness at an interim housing site in Pacoima.

YOUR IMPACT: One of the most powerful ways you can help our participants transitioning out of homelessness is to give them opportunities for healthy social interaction. It may seem like you're just playing checkers, but you're helping someone practice their communication skills and heal their interpersonal relationships.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) you earn from participating in this volunteer opportunity:

  • Planning and organization
  • Reliability
  • Empathy
  • Problem-Solving
  • Teaching
  • Active Listening
  • Motivating
  • Networking

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must first attend our required (but awesome) training
  • Must show proof of vaccination
  • Must be over 18

We do not fulfill court-ordered volunteer hours.

QUESTIONS: Please email Volunteer@LAFH.org and we'll be happy to help.

2 Shifts

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  • Wed Jun 26, 2024 - 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM - Spots available: 5
  • Wed Jun 12, 2024 - 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM - Spots available: 4
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About L.A. Family Housing

Location:

7817 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91605, US

Mission Statement

L.A. Family Housing (LAFH) works to help families transition out of homelessness and poverty through a continuum of housing enriched with supportive services. Founded in 1983, LAFH served more than 2,500 people living in poverty this past year through its multiple housing and supportive service programs, and has served over 100,000 people since its inception. In total LAFH owns and operates 21 properties, including three homeless shelters and 18 permanent rental properties. LAFH provides temporary housing, including the Sydney Irmas Transitional Living Center, for families who require additional time for achieving sufficient independence to secure permanent housing. These transitional living programs offer: * Six Months to Two Years of Transitional Housing * Food Services * Case Management * Mandatory Savings Program * Full Range of On-Site Supportive Services

Description

Service Enterprise year 2

CAUSE AREAS

Homeless & Housing
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

Wed Jun 05, 2024 - Wed Jun 26, 2024
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

Los Angeles, CA 91405

(34.20371,-118.4572)
 

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