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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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Volunteer Opportunity: Save the Family

Save the Family helps children in homeless families by treating the whole family with programs to break the negative cycles of poverty, abuse, and homelessness. We strengthen the Valley’s communities by facilitating the transition of families to financial and emotional self-sufficiency.

Volunteer Opportunities Available:

Examples of some of the volunteer opportunities that may be available include:

  • After-school tutors for elementary students
  • Evening tutors for teens
  • Career center mock interviews
  • GED tutors for adults

Volunteer opportunities are continually being updated. Please refer to the following link for the most current listing of opportunities: http://www.savethefamily.org/STF_volunteer.htm.

Geographic Region Served:

Mesa

Volunteer Requirements:

Volunteers requirements vary for each opportunity. For a current listing of opportunities available and the requirements please visit http://www.savethefamily.org/STF_volunteer.htm.

Contact Information:

Save the Family

Michelle Alvis

450 W. 4th Place

Mesa, AZ 85201

480-898-0228, ext. 229

michellea@savethefamily.org

www.savethefamily.org

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