Projects tagged with "HOMELESSNESS"

Nutrition/Administrative Volunteer APLA Health

Volunteer will interface with the nutritionist and site assistant in order to successfully offer administrative assistance to clients, volunteers, and staff. REQUIREMENTS: Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality and professionalism. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, filing, data entry, phone skills. Strong PC, MS Office, and online resources skills. Strong nutrition and administrative skills needed. For more info please visit:

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Special Events Volunteer for APLA Health

Assist with set-up, breakdown, directions, ticket sales, and other duties related to our special events. They accept both individual and group volunteers. Groups are encouraged to volunteer together. REQUIREMENTS: Should be flexible and willing to perform a variety of duties. Excellent people skills are required. A variety of shifts is available. They need both daytime and nighttime volunteers for most events. For more info please visit:

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Become a Top Chef for Alexandria House

Alexandria House's cooking program serves current residents and other members of the Alexandria House community. It is a wonderful treat for women living in residence when volunteers come to cook dinner! Just like you, they have a busy life with work, school and kids and can use a “night off “ too! Here are a few ways to participate as a Top Chef: Preparing dinner for 40 people at your site and dropping off at Alexandria House. Purchasing dinner from a local restaurant for 40 and having it delivered to Alexandria House. Purchasing dinner from one of our past residents for $250.00 and they will arrange to drop off at Alexandria House. Cooking dinner at Alexandria House with the following guidelines: A maximum of 6 volunteers in a group. Please practice social distancing guidelines. No children under the age of 12 allowed at this time. All teens must show proof of vaccination. Click here to see the complete guideline for our Top Chef Program. Click here for more info:

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Volunteer at Alexandria House’s After School Program

Alexandria House's after-school program needs volunteers to help students (grades K-5) with homework, reading activities, and enrichment projects. Volunteers should be at least high school age, but will consider mature middle school students. For more info please visit:

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Volunteer at Alexandria House’s Child Care Program

Volunteers support their child care staff in working with infants and toddlers ages 0-4 doing various activities from reading to outdoor play. Experience working with infants and toddlers is highly recommended. For more info please visit:

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Host an In-Kind Donation Drive for Aviva Center

Host a drive at your workplace, place of worship or with family and friends to collect new items throughout the year. Supplies – from Kindergarten to college, Toiletries & Hygiene – from baby to adult, Household cleaning and laundry products, Clothing and shoes, Food and transportation gift cards. For more info, visit

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Help Organize Aviva Center’s Quarterly Resource Giveaway

Help organize their Quarterly Resource Giveaway event, take inventory, sort donated items or donate school supplies for families in need before the school year begins. For more info, visit

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Lead Enrichment Classes at Aviva Center

Lead virtual children’s activities or workshops for youth and adults. As a member of Aviva’s team, you will be expected to contribute your positive attitude, a commitment to the program, and professionalism. For more info, visit

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Morning Circle-Up Volunteer for Back On My Feet

Are you a morning person? They need morning volunteers! Come out early to run, jog or walk between one to four miles with their members 1-3 times a week. For more info please visit:

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Become a Career Coach for Back On My Feet

Do you have one hour a week to instill confidence, insight, encouragement and inspiration? Become a Career Coach! Each Career Coach is matched with a member early in their Back on My Feet journey. You share their knowledge on interview skills, resume building and other workforce development opportunities to help the member achieve their individual employment goals. For more info please visit:

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Become a Workshop Volunteer for Back On My Feet

Do you have the ability to create, present and lead engaging professional development workshops? Partner with Back on my Feet as a Workshop Facilitator! Deliver workshops that educate and empower members to apply learned skills to their unique lives. For more info please visit:

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Become a Skill Specialist for Back On My Feet

Are you an expert in a field that could benefit their members? Join their community of skilled volunteers! Their members are capable of meaningful work, but they experience barriers other than homelessness and housing insecurity that impact their ability to get back on their feet, including criminal justice system involvement, credit issues, addiction, mental health support, among others. For more info please visit:

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Help Sort Donations at Casa Teresa

Casa Teresa receives hundreds of in-kind donations weekly that need to be sorted and organized for their women and babies. Donations are used in many different ways, but the first priority is always their pregnant women and new mom. Secondly, these items will go to their resale store, The Collection by Casa Teresa. Visit the store’s page for more information about how this program impacts Casa Teresa and the moms we serve in more one ways than one: For more information about in-kind donations, please contact Amanda at or call (714) 538-4860.

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Volunteer with the Food Bank of Southern California

Since 1975, the Foodbank of Southern California has been working to end hunger, one meal at a time, They focus on the "poorest of the poor" making sure those with little to no resources are at the very least, fed. They have a mightly group of volunteers, but always need more helping hands. The more people who help, the more people they can help. They have opportunitites all over Los Angeles County, and they can't wait to get in touch with you to start your volunteer journey with them! Visit their webiste to sign up and they will get back to you with details.

Become a Food Rescuer with Food Finders

Food Finders has a simple mission with massive impact: Reduce food waste by rescuing otherwise thrown away items, and redirect them to people and places that need it. They work all over Los Angeles to redistribute food, eliminate food waste, and provide access to nutritionally sound food for people who need. They are a mighty but small force that benefit greatly from the power of volunteers. That is where you come in! You can participate in one (or more!) of their many programs, whether that is rescuing food or if its distributing it! Sign up to volunteer today, and they will work with you to train you and place you at the best position for you and your lifestyle. Sign up here:

Volunteer with the Foothill Family Shelter

The Foothill Family Shelter is ready and eager to meet new volunteers! They house unhoused families with children for up to 4 months, with the possibility for extension and 1 year transitional housing depending on the case. They always need help though, and volunteers can help with: sorting donations, stocking shelves in the food pantry, serving walk-in clients and providing resources to walk-in clients. Volunteers are also community advocates. Check out their Facebook & Instagram and help share their needs, successes, and opportunities. To apply, fill out their volunteer application and email it to You can also reach out to Raquel for any questions.

Host a Virtual Dinner for the Friendship Shelter

Due to COVID-19, the Friendship Shelter had to stop all in-person events and gatherings. However, that didn't stop the many volunteers and passionate supporters from helping them get the donations they needed! Check out their toolkit on how to host a virtual dinner party to fundraise on the Friendship Shelters behalf! It is fun with your friends and you all get to contribute to people getting permanent housing! Check out their website for more details and to download their toolkit!

Meal Prep for Community Dinner with the Greater West Hollywood Food Coalition

Meal prep for the West Hollywood Food Coalition's community dinner! They host it every night, so any day you wanna spend a little time in the kitchen, feel free to volunteer with them! With COVID restrictions, they are only able to have a few people in the kitchen at a time. They require everyone to wear a mask, gloves, and disposable aprons, as well as some form of head covering which is required by the Dept. of Health for any kitchen work. Sign up on their website today!

Serve Community Dinner with the Greater West Hollywood Food Coalition

Serving at a community dinner is a wonderful expierence with the Hollywood Food Coalition. The volunteers at a community dinner are a connection to the community. They are asking for meal service volunteers to be comfortable around the vulnerable guests and be able and willing to chat, answer questions, and direct them to the lead volunteer for information about additional services. When you volunteer, you may be the only person who is friendly and kind to a guest all day. Sign up on their website today!

Give the Gift of Your Skills to Homes for Life

Homes for Life provides permanent housing for unhoused folks with mental illness. It takes an entire community of people willing to help in a variety of ways in order to make sure every person has a safe, stable place they can call home. There are a number of ways to help, and by giving to Homes for Life Foundation, you give back to your community, friends, and neighbors. Consider volunteering with them today! They will work with what you can offer, and you can sign up through contacting them through email or phone.

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