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ORGANIZATION: Chrysalis Center

Chrysalis serves people navigating barriers to the workforce by offering a job-readiness program, individualized supportive services, and paid transitional employment. We empower our clients on their pathway to stability, security, and fulfillment in their work and lives.

Our volunteers provide...

One-on-one support to clients by:

  • creating and updating resumes and cover letters
  • helping complete online job applications, such as searching for openings, filling out applications, completing application assessments, etc.
  • conducting practice interviews and providing constructive feedback

Facilitate job preparation classes to empower clients on how to confidently speak and present their professional experiences and backgrounds throughout the job search

Sort and organize through our donated goods, such as our donated professional apparel in our resource rooms

The ideal volunteer is...

Highly motivated by Chrysalis’ mission and desire to improve social and economic
fabric of our community

Prepared to work with individuals who have limited work experience

Willing to work respectfully with people of all cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds

Some volunteer skills and knowledge include...

Basic computer skills (able to navigate the internet and utilize Microsoft Word)

Public speaking

Active listening and communication

Experience engaging with diverse backgrounds

Willingness to learn about Chrysalis mission and our participants

Bilingual in Spanish/English a PLUS (not required)

This is an in-person ONLY volunteer opportunity!

Time commitment is 6 months minimum with availability to provide services at least 1 hour minimum every other week (weekly is also an option).

Our schedule is Monday - Thursday from 8:00AM - 4:00PM; Friday from 8:00AM - 12:00PM (English classes occur Monday - Thursday 10AM & 1PM) (Spanish classes occur Monday & Wednesday 10AM & 1:15PM)

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About Chrysalis Center

Location:

522 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, US

Mission Statement

Chrysalis serves people navigating barriers to the workforce by offering a job-readiness program, individualized supportive services, and paid transitional employment. We empower our clients on their pathway to stability, security, and fulfillment in their work and lives.

Description

Our Volunteers are essential to this mission, and work directly with clients to help them gain employment. You can:

Facilitate classes (job search, money management, stress management, goal planning, computers, recovery, incarceration etc.)

Perform One-on-one resume building, interview practice and computer help

Provide Job search assistance

Sort donation items

We seek volunteers with excellent communication skills who want to make an impact in their local community. You will be directly involved in helping people enter the working world and regain their confidence, pride and stability.

Volunteer opportunities are available Monday-Thursday 8am-4pm and Friday 8am -12pm. Training is provided, and we ask for a 6 month commitment. Opportunities are available in the San Fernando Valley, Downtown LA, Santa Monica, Anaheim and the Inland Empire.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Employment
Homeless & Housing
Community, Employment, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

14015 Van Nuys Blvd.Suite EPacoima, CA 91331

(34.25445,-118.43865)
 

SKILLS

  • Career Counseling / Coaching
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Bilingual
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months, 2 hours/month minimum

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