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Jericho Road Community Health Center

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Buffalo was recently ranked the third most affordable place to live. This has not gone unnoticed and because of that, Buffalo has the fastest growing population of refugees of any city in New York.

The Priscilla Project is a mentoring program designed to assist medically at-risk, socially isolated women through their pregnancies.

This project is one of a kind across the country, however it is something we cannot do without volunteers like you, women who have an instinct towards motherhood and a compassion to those entering that incredible part of their lives.

As a mentor, you will spend time with and build a relationship with a pregnant woman. This can include taking them thrift store shopping, assisting them with medical appointments and milestones, and just being a person in the community they can trust.

You don't need to have experience as a mother, while it is of course beneficial. However, we do ask that you be willing to commit at least 9 months to this opportunity. We try to pair a mentee and mentor up as early as we can in the pregnancy to allow as much time to build trust as possible. We also ask that you be willing to meet with her for around 1-2 hours a week.


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About Jericho Road Community Health Center

Location:

184 Barton Street, 233 West Ferry Street, Buffalo, NY 14213, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide a culturally sensitive medical home, especially for refugee and low-income community members, facilitating wellness and self-sufficiency by addressing health, education, economic and spiritual barriers in order to demonstrate Jesus' unconditional love for the whole person.

Description

Our vision is for Buffalo to become a city with abundant opportunity for the under-served and marginalized to be healthy, educated and whole.

Please see our website at www.jrm-buffalo.com for more information.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

233 W Ferry StreetBuffalo, NY 14213

(42.91495,-78.893)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Life Coaching
  • Cross-cultural Communication
  • Relationship Building
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 hours/week, 9-12 months

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