These are our most critical needs. You can find a description below.
Childcare -- Tuesday or Thursday, 10am to 1pm, and Thursday 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Tutors -- One hour per week, either Monday, Wednesday or Thursdays late afternoon
Event Volunteers -- Harvest of Hope, October 13 and 14
Employment Coaches -- Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00am to 11:30am, Thursday 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Transportation Drivers -- Various times, Tuesday evenings, Tuesday & Thursday daytime classes
Warehouse Organizer - Lead -- Wednesdays, 10am to 12pm
Volunteer Opportunities - Current Needs _______________________________________________________________________________________________________
FALL FUNDRAISING EVENT: Harvest of Hope
This would be a great way to start volunteering here at Vine Maple Place. On October 14th we have our annual fundraising event, and will need many volunteers to make this inspiring buffet breakfast program a success. We will need a set up crew on October 13th, and many positions on October 14th (servers, kitchen help, greeters, clean up, parking, etc.) You can go to the SignUpGenius website to sign up for any of these positions.
CHILDREN & YOUTH
Childcare Providers - Critical Need
Do you have a passion for loving children who need care and comfort? We are in need of dedicated Childcare Providers, to offer consistent care for children while their parent attends classes. Providers offer a loving and safe environment, supervise play and snack time. (CPR/First Aid Certification Preferred) (Background check required) See a day or time that works for you?
- Tuesday mornings 10:00am-1:00pm
- Thursday mornings 10:00am-1:00pm
- Thursday evenings 5:30pm-7:30pm
Many kids in our program are behind academically. As they begin classes again next month, please consider tutoring a child to give them confidence and improve in school. Tutors will be needed for all grade levels and for all subjects. Tutors commit to at least a one hour session per week.
SolidKidz Program - Tuesday evenings 5:30-7:45pm
Provide a safe and structured environment, while leading age-appropriate activities in their classroom, facilitating group games, and engaging them in basic social skills and personal hygiene. Classrooms have 1 teacher over seeing 4-8 children at a time with 1-2 assistant teachers helping.
Transportation can be a real challenge for the families. Adult drivers are needed to transport Moms and kids to and from classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays, both daytime and evening times needed. (Background check + driving record check required)
WAREHOUSE ORGANIZERS - Critical Need
Our community has been so generous in donating items for our families that we are bursting at the seams! If you are an organizer, then we could use your help in sorting and organizing these items so they'll be ready for the next family in need. Warehouse help is needed Wednesday mornings starting at 10:00am and can be on a weekly rotation.
A valuable service for the moms and kids is providing meals when they are attending classes. We have several days and times available this month for this important and caring support for our families.Food items must be store bought, or prepared in commercial kitchen. You can go to the SignUpGenius website to select the food items you are able to provide.
EMPLOYMENT & FINANCIAL - Critical Need for all 3 class times
Employment Coaches - Good with résumés and job interviews? You have the skills that can help! Volunteers with a passion to help clients find work are needed to assist with job searching, providing feedback on résumés or cover letters and conducting mock interviews. If you are motivating, flexible, have excellent communication skills, moderate computer skills and enjoy working in small group settings, we need you! Tuesday or Thursday 10:00am to 1:00pm, and Thursday 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Financial Coaches - Finance and Excel savvy? Then you are needed to train clients on how to build a budget and manage money. The ideal volunteer in this role is comfortable teaching small groups (3-8 clients). Standard curriculum and training are provided. Tuesday or Thursday mornings 10:00am to 1pm, and Thursday evenings 6:30 to 7:30pm
When a family moves out, the cleaning team moves in to clean and set up the apartment so another homeless family can have a safe place to stay. This is on an as-needed basis. Cleaning supplies are provided.
These baskets are provided to families when they move in and include all the necessary cleaning and toiletry items, all placed in a laundry basket. If interested, contact Peggy Feher: 425-432-2119 x112 or email@example.com for a list of the specific items to be included.
Please note that any position with direct contact with clients or sensitive data requires a background check