Community Center Assistant

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Society of St. Vincent de Paul of Alameda County

The SVdP Community Center is located in the heart of one of California's most distressed communities, West Oakland at San Pablo and West Grand Avenues. The center occupies one square block on the border of downtown and West Oakland. The Help Desk serves as the main point of entry for our clients within our Community Center and connects clients with SVdP services, including free access to clothing, hygiene kits, laundry, showers, shelter, referral services, and support groups. Join our team of volunteers to help our neighbors in need and make them feel welcome at SVdP!

Volunteers will be asked to:

  • Welcome, check-in, and refer clients to appropriate departments.
  • Assist clients with accessing direct services (showers, laundry, clothing etc.).
  • Oversee waiting area.
  • Conduct intake forms for new clients.
  • General tidying of waiting area, including wiping down tables and chairs, as well as cleaning up small spills.
  • Sorting and handing out mail to our clients as they come in
  • Lend an ear when someone needs to speak with someone

Time: 3 hour shifts are available Tuesday - Saturday between 9:30am to 12:00pm and 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Commitment: One shift per week is ideal; commitment of 2-3 months is appreciated.

Volunteers will attend an orientation and receive training on or before their first day of service.


Our services are open Tuesday-Saturday from 9:30am-3pm. Volunteers typically will work half days in the morning or the afternoon.

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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About Idealist.org

Location:

389 5th Ave, 9th Floor, New York, NY 11109, US

Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

CAUSE AREAS

Employment
Homeless & Housing
Hunger
Employment, Homeless & Housing, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

675 23rd StreetOakland, CA 94612

(37.81342,-122.27329)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • FEW_HOURS_WEEK

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