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ORGANIZATION: BISHOP SULLIVAN CENTER INC 052196

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Project ElderCool

Project ElderCool provides free air conditioners to individuals throughout the Kansas City metro area who are elderly or have a respiratory disability. We will deliver and install air conditioners in a timely manner to help our neighbors stay cool. Help save lives this summer! Perfect opportunity for handypersons looking to help their neighbors stay in their homes!

Volunteer Purpose

The ElderCool Installer will work with an intern to drive to client homes and install air conditioning units. These volunteers may help troubleshoot installation issues if needed. A full client screening will be gathered before volunteers are sent to client homes.

Tasks

  • Drive installers to installation sites; this will be at clients homes
  • Help install window or portable air conditioning units
  • Interface with staff and guests/clients in a manner consistent with the agency’s mission
  • Provide excellent customer service to all clients

Competencies

  • Empathetically listen, while maintaining boundaries consistent with agency guidelines
  • Usage of basic tools
  • Ability to use a GPS to navigate to installation sites
  • Adaptable and flexible (schedule may vary depending on scheduled installations)
  • Easily approachable
  • Ability to be trained in a fast-paced atmosphere and function autonomously once trained

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About BISHOP SULLIVAN CENTER INC 052196

Location:

6435 E TRUMAN RD, KANSAS CITY, MO 64126, US

Mission Statement

"Inspired by Christian faith, Bishop Sullivan Center shows God’s love to people in financial hardship by providing food, help in finding jobs and other aid. Beyond material assistance, Bishop Sullivan Center strives to build relationships between those who live in poverty and those who do not, promoting mutual understanding and affirming the dignity of all."

Description

Food: Bishop Sullivan Center operates two food pantries and One City Cafe, a community kitchen that provides nutritious lunch and dinner every weekday.
Jobs: Our employment programs seeks to remove barriers that prevent people from finding and keeping employment. We also operate two computer labs and assist with job searches and resume building.
Aid: We provide financial assistance to low-income families in the form of utility, rent or other needed assistance.

CAUSE AREAS

Emergency & Safety
Seniors
Emergency & Safety, Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

3936 Troost AvenueKansas City, MO 64110

(39.05486,-94.57243)
 

SKILLS

  • Home Repair
  • Heating and Air Conditioning

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • 3 hours per week

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