Independent Living Skills (ILS) Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Dayle McIntosh Center

Program Overview

The Independent Living Skills (ILS) program helps people with disabilities and older adults learn how to care for themselves and become more independent. ILS Instructors work with consumers one-on-one and in group settings to assist them in achieving their goals. Topics may include peer support, self-advocacy, time and task management, daily living skills, social skills, money management, and computer skills.

Responsibilities

  • Send reminders for group events to registered attendees.
  • Log all communications with consumers and provide notes to staff members.
  • Brainstorm topics and activity ideas for workshops and support groups.
  • Assist during in-person or virtual group activities with tasks like taking attendance, making notes, or monitoring the chat.
  • Design flyers to promote group events.
  • Research upcoming community events and share with the ILS team.

Desired Qualities

  • Comfortable using basic office equipment and Microsoft Windows
  • Comfortable with Zoom
  • Flyer design experience
  • Friendly attitude and a reliable team member

Requirements

  • Complete the interview, pass a background check, and attend orientation
  • Wear a face mask in the office
  • Log volunteer hours after every shift
  • Keep the Volunteer Coordinator informed about any changes or concerns
  • Minimum 4 hours of service per month
  • Maintain the confidentiality of Dayle McIntosh Center information

Schedule

  • Flexible scheduling: Shifts available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30am to 5:00pm

People with disabilities and older adults are encouraged to apply!

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair Accessible

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

This opportunity is recurring

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Location:

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Mission Statement

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Description

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CAUSE AREAS

Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing
Education & Literacy, Health & Medicine, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

501 N. Brookhurst Street, Suite 102Anaheim, CA 92801

(33.83844,-117.95953)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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