The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
Volunteers are needed to assist lower-income women with cancer diagnosis in their homes - providing practical and/or emotional support. A client is matched with a volunteer who will visit her for 2-4 hours per week. Tasks may include: light housekeeping, grocery shopping, emotional support, or other services as needed and previously agreed upon by the volunteer. Volunteers with cars may provide transportaiton to medical appointments or assist clients with errands out in the community.
Strong supervisory support is provided. Attendance at agency training required.
Bi/multi-lingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.