Projects tagged with "ADULTS"

Volunteer with LGBTQ Center of Long Beach this Holiday Season #1

The LGBTQ Center Long Beach advances equity for LGBTQ people through culturally responsive advocacy, education, programs, and services. They envision fully affirming communities where all LGBTQ people live in health, wellness, safety and prosperity. Attend their Volunteer Informational to learn about The Center’s mission, programs, and services, available volunteer positions and the roles, responsibilities and expectations for each position, minimum volunteer requirements, steps for completing an application, and moving forward in the volunteer selection process. To learn more and register please go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/volunteer-informational-11152019-tickets-75962741605?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

https://www.centerlb.org/

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Help Out in the MS Society Office

Walk MS and Bike MS is their rallying point, a time and a place to stand together and to be together -- to help raise critical funds that support cutting edge research, drive change through advocacy, facilitate professional education and provide programs and services to help people with MS move their lives forward. The National Ms Society is in need of volunteers to come into the office and help with the following: -Writing thank you notes -Data Entry -Putting together information packets -Organizing prizes, shirts, and Walk and Bike MS gear -Assisting Bike MS in researching in-kind donations Days/shifts: Monday through Friday, anytime between 10am-4pm. Whether it's 1hr or all day, they would love your help! Volunteers must be at least 16.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp656487.jsp

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Become a Walk-In Tutor for Adults with the LA Public Library

Did you know that nearly 1 million adults in Los Angeles face literacy or language barriers? Join the LA Public Library to share your love of reading and: -- Learn new skills! They provide all the training, materials, and support you'll need to be effective. -- Meet lots of great people from different cultures and places. -- Face challenges and learn how to overcome them. -- Develop (or grow!) a passion for learning and teaching others. -- Create real and meaningful change in your own community. -- Gain great experience that can be applied in multiple job fields. Volunteers will answer questions from mostly non-native English-speakers covering basic reading, writing, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and pronunciation. No teaching or tutoring background is required, but all Adult Literacy volunteers must have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate. All volunteer walk-in tutors receive free training and materials. They ask for 2 to 3 hours a week for a minimum of 2 months.All volunteers must be at least 18.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3054597.jsp

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Become an LGBTQ Victim Advocacy Volunteer

Advocate for LGBTQ survivors of intimate partner violence. The victim advocate/event coordinator will interact with people who come into the center for walk-ins or who have general questions about the program, assist advocates in providing crisis intervention, referrals and linkages to services to clients as needed, provide advocacy and court support when necessary, explain and guide through Victim’s Compensation Board Application as needed for clients who ask for application assistance, and participate in preparation of outreach materials as well as attending street and organizational outreaches such as resource fairs, health fairs and workshop presentations. Volunteers are also responsible for maintaining statistical information such as group sign-ins and outreach log-in sheets, participating in trainings serving Domestic Violence, LGBTQ+, Criminal System, Legal Advocacy etc, researching and staying updated with upcoming events/fundraisers/workshops relevant to domestic violence and the LGBTQ+ community, helping with prevention based work such as providing Domestic Violence 101, DV + LGBTQ, and Healthy Relationships 101 presentations, and providing clerical support and answering calls that come into the outreach center. Volunteers must be at least 18.

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Help Out at the Nature Center Information Desk at the Eaton Canyon Nature Center

Responsibilities include answering questions from visitors (mostly about where the bathroom is and where the trail goes), selling items from the gift shop, answering phone calls and showing visitors around the nature center One-on-one training is provided. Additional opportunities, including leading nature walks, are available for volunteers who complete Docent Training (requires successful completion of the 10 week Docent Training Class, typically offered in the spring). Volunteer shifts are either 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Sundays or 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Some weekday shifts may be available. Volunteers must be at least 18 and commit to a minimum of 4 hours/month.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp95281.jsp

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Become and Emergency Department Volunteer at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center

The Emergency Department is looking for volunteers to assist with greeting people, directing visitors, making phone calls, answering questions, locating patients,and helping with forms. They may also communicate with patients and family, maintain waiting room and supplies, request an interpreter, and assist patients needing wheelchairs. This job requires the ability to withstand long periods of walking and/or standing. Emergency Dept volunteers must be at least age 21, but all other ages are encouraged to volunteer in other departments. Opportunity available from 8am to 8pm daily, please commit to at least 6 hours/week for a minimum of 6 months.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2132439.jsp

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Help People Find Jobs with Chrysalis

Chrysalis is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a pathway to self-sufficiency for homeless and low-income individuals by providing the resources and support needed to find and retain employment. Their philosophy is that a steady job is the single most important step in a person’s transition out of poverty and onto a pathway to long-term self-sufficiency. Offering a hand up, rather than a hand out, Chrysalis empowers clients to complete a self-directed job search. YOU can make a real difference in the lives of the men and women in Los Angeles who are willing, ready, and able to become self-sufficient through employment. Chrysalis volunteers play an integral role in empowering clients to build specific skills related to the job search process and instilling the self-esteem needed to succeed beyond the interview. There are many ways that volunteers help to support our programs, including: One-on-one resume preparation One-on-one practice interviews Job search readiness class facilitation Volunteers must commit to at least 2 hours/week for at least 3 months.

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp2480339.jsp

Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s MA@2 Event #1

Here’s a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Each Monday afternoon at 2 pm, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MA@2 (Monday Afternoons at 2). It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we Decemberorate cookies for Boys and Girls Club of Hollywood! For more info or to RSVP, please email Pablo at pablo@bigsunday.org or visit https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/ma2/ for more info.

www.bigsunday.org

Help Out at Big Sunday’s 2W@10 Event #1

Here’s a way to help every week throughout the giving season! We host a special service event every 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month where we help a different local nonprofits and schools. Each month we help create a safe and fun environment for volunteers with developmental and/or physical challenges so they can socialize and give back to others in need. (This is where you come in!) We need extra volunteers to come and hang out with these volunteers and assist them with the project. Join us as we Pack Self-Care Spa Kits filled with goodies for Alcoholism Center for Women! All ages are welcome, but volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. For more info or to RSVP, please email Tamara at tamara@bigsunday.org or visit https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/2w10-2/ for more info.

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Pitch in at Big Sunday’s TM@10 Event #1

Here’s a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we will host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we Make Soup in a Jar and Blanket for B.A.R.E Truth Inc.! For more info or to sign up, please email Alan at alan@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

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NoHo Arts District Beautification Project: Vineland Walkway

The Chamber is looking for volunteers to help beautify the NoHo Arts District by beautifying the Vineland Walkway at its 36th Annual Clean-Up Day. This event gives volunteers a chance to see and be part of the creation of this green walkway in NoHo, allowing them to contribute to the important efforts to create a beautiful space for NoHo visitors & residents to walk along in this unique and special Valley neighborhood. The walkway begins at Magnolia Blvd. and goes down to Camarillo St. Volunteers will have the opportunity to plant sustainable landscaping, paint & touch-up nearby walls, and pick up trash in the nearby neighborhood. The event is from 8 a.m. to Noon with a Continental Breakfast and a lunch provided for volunteers. The event is ideal for students who need community service credit as the Chamber provides 4 hours for the 8 a.m. to Noon shift. Students who stay and help clean up the staging area can earn additional hours for time worked. This Vineland Walkway project is also ideal for companies who have volunteer teams as it creates team building and fellowship. Families, neighbors, and friends are invited to join in the clean up as well!

https://www.volunteermatch.org/search/opp3211528.jsp

Bring Christmas Cheer by Becoming a Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell Ringer

Salvation Army needs your help to ring in the Christmas season as a Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell ringer! The Salvation Army Red Kettle Bell Ringing Program is a tradition which provides you the opportunity to meet the public and support The Salvation Army in a unique way. They need individual volunteers, but also consider bringing your family, your co-workers, friends from school, or members of your church. Man the kettle, ring the familiar bell, and wish shoppers a joyous holiday season. The Red Kettle Campaign is one of the primary fundraising efforts of The Salvation Army. By volunteering to be a Bell-Ringer you are helping to raise the much needed funds to support The Salvation Army services and programs throughout the year. Please volunteer now! Link: https://volunteer.usawest.org/OpportunityDetail.aspx?ID=2512. Good Fit For: Adults, Teens, Seniors, Families, Groups Restrictions: Children under 18 years of age will need an adult present. Questions? Contact Michelle Yang at (562) 264-3681.

https://www.salvationarmy-socal.org/southern-california/Volunteer

Pitch in at Big Sunday’s TM@10 Event #2

Here’s a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we will host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we Pack Dancers’ Kits for Fostering Dreams Project! For more info or to sign up, please email Alan at alan@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

www.bigsunday.org

Volunteer with LGBTQ Center of Long Beach this Holiday Season #2

The LGBTQ Center Long Beach advances equity for LGBTQ people through culturally responsive advocacy, education, programs, and services. They envision fully affirming communities where all LGBTQ people live in health, wellness, safety and prosperity. Attend their Volunteer Informational to learn about The Center’s mission, programs, and services, available volunteer positions and the roles, responsibilities and expectations for each position, minimum volunteer requirements, steps for completing an application, and moving forward in the volunteer selection process. To learn more and register please go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/volunteer-informational-11012019-tickets-75962394567?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

https://www.centerlb.org/

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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s MA@2 Event #2

Here’s a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Each Monday afternoon at 2 pm, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MA@2 (Monday Afternoons at 2). It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we Make Sack Lunch for the youth at Olive Crest! For more info or to RSVP, please email Pablo at pablo@bigsunday.org or visit https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/ma2/ for more info.

www.bigsunday.org

Help Out at Big Sunday’s 2W@10 Event #2

Here’s a way to help every week throughout the giving season! We host a special service event every 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at Big Sunday to help local nonprofits and schools. What makes this event special is that we help create a safe and fun environment for volunteers with developmental and physical challenges so they have a safe space to socialize and give back to others in need. (This is where you come in!) We need extra volunteers to come and hang out with these volunteers and assist them with the project. Join us as we Make Thanksgiving Meal Kits for East Los Angeles Women's Center! All ages are welcome, but volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. For more info or to RSVP, please email Tamara at tamara@bigsunday.org or visit https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/2w10-2/ for more info.

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Pitch in at Big Sunday’s TM@10 Event #3

Here’s a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we will host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as give the Gift of Warm Clothes for Homeless Students in LAUSD! For more info or to sign up, please email Alan at alan@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

www.bigsunday.org

Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s MA@2 Event #3

Here’s a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Each Monday afternoon at 2 pm, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MA@2 (Monday Afternoons at 2). It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we Decemberorate bags and Make Cards for Thanksgiving! For more info or to RSVP, please email Pablo at pablo@bigsunday.org or visit https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/ma2/ for more info.

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Lend a Hand at Big Sunday’s MA@2 Event #4

Here’s a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Each Monday afternoon at 2 pm, we host a different, fun, hands-on service project at Big Sunday headquarters called MA@2 (Monday Afternoons at 2). It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we Make Pet Blankets for Amanda Foundation! For more info or to RSVP, please email Pablo at pablo@bigsunday.org or visit https://bigsunday.org/get-involved/ma2/ for more info.

www.bigsunday.org

Pitch in at Big Sunday’s TM@10 Event #4

Here’s a way to help every week throughout the giving season! Join us for TM@10 at Big Sunday headquarters where we will host a different service project each week that benefits a worthy cause! Enjoy good food, good company and good deeds; everyone is welcome. It's a great way for folks of all ages to get together to help others. Join us as we Make Gingerbread Decemberorating for a local nonprofit! For more info or to sign up, please email Alan at alan@bigsunday.org or visit http://bigsunday.org/get-involved/tm10/ for more info.

www.bigsunday.org

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