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 must be 18 years or older, attend 40 hours of training and submit background checks. One year commitment required.
** We are now recruiting for our Fall Training beginning in late September 2018**
Children's volunteers assist with evening child care during weekly service provider meetings, support groups, and parenting classes on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:45pm-8:15pm at our Family Home and Safehouse and on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6pm-7:30pm at our counseling center. Volunteers supervise and facilitate activities for children with a range of ages while parents attend meetings and classes.
Doorways for Women and Families creates pathways for women, men and children out of homelessness, domestic violence and sexual assault leading to safe, stable and empowered lives by offering emergency shelter, housing, life changing support services and community advocacy in Arlington, Virginia.
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Requirements & Commitment
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Minimum 1 year commitment required; 2 shifts/month
40 hours of required training--classes begin in late September