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Seeking Thurs.- Sun. Volunteers to Support Families in Medical Crisis

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ORGANIZATION: JW House

  • 162 people are interested
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JW House is a home away from home for families with loved ones receiving treatment at nearby hospitals. We provide warm and comfortable overnight accommodations and day-use facilities (showers, laundry, backyard, etc.) for families. We are located on the campus of Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara and are open 365 days a year.

With a small staff, House operations are primarily run by weekly volunteers - from greeting guests, giving tours, setting up for meals, light food preparation when necessary, and light cleaning. Weekly volunteers are scheduled for one 3-4 hour shift (of the same time) each week. It is a truly rewarding experience to be able to support adults and children who are going through a difficult time, and provide them with the comforts of home.

We are currently seeking new weekly volunteers to commit to at least six months of service. Volunteers of JW House should mirror its compassion and dedication to helping families of hospitalized patients. Volunteers report to JW House Staff.

Please contact Kim Karmirantzos, Volunteer Coordinator at kim@jwhouse.org if interested. We would love to have you for a tour to learn more about JW House.

3 Shifts

  • morning / 09:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    Shift is 9-12:30 pm
  • afternoon / 12:30 PM to 04:00 PM
  • evening / 04:00 PM to 07:30 PM
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About JW House

Location:

3850 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA 95051, US

Mission Statement

JW House keeps families together during medical crisis by offering a welcoming home close to the hospital and providing a caring and compassionate environment that inspires hope.

Description

Located on the campus of Kaiser Permanente Santa Clara Medical Center, JW House welcomes families and individuals from area hospitals into our family for rest and self-care during the day or overnight while their loved one is in the hospital.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing
Community, Health & Medicine, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 3 shifts

WHERE

3850 Homestead RoadJW HouseSanta Clara, CA 95051

(37.33724,-122.00121)
 

SKILLS

  • Housekeeping
  • People Skills
  • Hospitality
  • Customer Service
  • Food Service
  • Office Reception

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 months to a year

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