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Volunteer Receptionist

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ORGANIZATION: Immigration and Refugee Services of Catholic Charities

  • 2 people are interested

Catholic Charities serves immigrants and refugees from over 30 countries every year. We are in need of a volunteer receptionist to welcome current and walk-in clients.

This is a great opportunity to support immigrants and refugees in Harrisburg, develop administrative skills, or utilize office skills developed in previous workplaces.

The time commitment is one day a week during the hours of 9 am-5pm. The start and stop time is flexible. This is an in-person volunteer position located in our Harrisburg, PA office. Volunteers need to be within driving distance of the office. Orientation and training are provided. If interested please read below for additional information.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in an office environment is preferred.
  • Ability to be in person at our office located in Harrisburg, PA.
  • Bilingual or multilingual volunteers are especially encouraged to apply.
  • Must be 18 or older.

Responsibilities:

  • Commit to volunteering in the office one day a week.
  • Notify the Volunteer Coordinator of changes in your schedule.
  • Welcome clients who are in need of assistance or attending an appointment at the office.
  • Connect clients with necessary office personnel.
  • Take messages and manage office voicemails.
  • Provide resources to clients that are available at the front desk.

Skills Needed:

  • Flexibility
  • Patience
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Interpersonal Skills

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About Immigration and Refugee Services of Catholic Charities

Location:

939 E Park Dr., Suite 102, Harrisburg, PA 17111, US

Mission Statement

To help refugees and immigrants in the Harrisburg area find safety, peace, and fulfillment.

Description

Immigration and Refugee Services is a Catholic Charities program located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. We provide a wide range of social and educational services to immigrants, refugees, visitors, and non-English speakers. There are four main services provided by Immigration and Refugee Services: refugee resettlement, immigrant and refugee women empowerment, refugee job placement, and English as a Second Language courses. Services are offered free of charge to all individuals.

CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Immigrants & Refugees
Education & Literacy, Immigrants & Refugees

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

939 E Park Dr. Suite 102HarrisburgHarrisburg, PA 17111

(40.27442,-76.81398)
 

SKILLS

  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Office Reception
  • Customer Service
  • Adult Education
  • Bilingual
  • Cross-cultural Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We request a commitment of 1x per week, between the hours of 9 am-5pm. We can be flexible with the amount of time and day of the week.

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