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Volunteer Opportunity: Sojourner Center

Mission:

To overcome the impact of domestic violence one life at a time.

Vision:

To expand domestic violence shelter and transitional housing in our community so no victim is ever forced to retrun to a violent home.

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

There are several opportunities available throughout the agency, working with the facility, staff, women and children to work toward our mission. Please contact Beth (see below) for more details.

Geographic Areas Served:

Phoenix and Maricopa County

Volunteer Requirements:

Volunteers are required to have fingerprint clearance which they must pay for. Volunteers wishing to work in the kitchen are required to provide their own Food Handler’s Card. Volunteers must be 18 years of age, and bilingual or multilingual (including American Sign Language) abilities are always needed!

Contact Information:

Sojourner Center

Beth Rodriguez

P.O. Box 20156

Phoenix, AZ 85036

602-258-0331, ext. 227

brodriguez@sojournercenter.org

www.sojournercenter.org

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Volunteer Opportunity: Catholic Charities Project HOPE

Mission:

Affirming human dignity and developing just and caring communities for vulnerable children, families at risk, and people in crisis.

Vision:

Project HOPE (Help Out of Poverty ForEver) is a new initiative from Catholic Charities to combat poverty in Central and Northern Arizona.  Project HOPE assists motivated individuals to realize their goals and to leave behind a life of uncertainty for a life of security, stability, and satisfaction.  The program consists of 4 sessions of financial literacy classes, 14 sessions of Getting Ahead classes, followed by acceptance into a Circle of Support, whose members accompany the individual as he/she develops then pursues his/her Dream Plan.

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

Project HOPE has volunteer opportunities for trainers to teach a series of financial education classes to adults, teens, and children; trainers to teach a series of 14  “Getting Ahead” classes based on Dr. Ruby Pane’s ideas ; “Circles of Support” mentors to our participants based on their individual needs; childcare volunteers; and volunteers to help prepare and cater meals  for our weekly classes. 

Geographic Region:

Flagstaff

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Volunteers must provide their own transportation.
  • Volunteers assisting with childcare and teaching classes for teens and children are required to have fingerprint clearance, which Catholic Charities will pay for.
  • Volunteers must be 18 or older.
  • Bilingual/multilingual volunteers always needed!

Contact Information:

Catholic Charities Project HOPE

Deborah McMurtrey, Volunteer Coordinator

460 N. Switzer Canyon Drive, Suite 400

Flagstaff, AZ 86001

928-774-9125, ext. 53117

dmcmurtrey@cc-az.org

 

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