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Kingdom House

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 10, 2019 - July 12, 2020

Application Window

December 1, 2018 - August 1, 2019

Location

  • St. Louis, MO

Contact Information

Jillian Smith
jsmith@diocesemo.org

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Deaconess Anne House

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Description

Corps members serve up to 32 hours in one of our partner non-profit organizations, Monday-Thursday. Some weeknight evenings and Fridays are spent in personal, vocational, and spiritual development as a community. Corps members live in intentional community with other members and engage regularly in neighborhood activities. This position is with Kingdom House.

Kingdom House believes in transformation from the inside out. Through holistic programs and services, they promote empowerment and growth in individuals and families. They help the economically disadvantaged achieve economic independence, self-sufficiency, and a path out of poverty.

Position Summary: This volunteer will coordinate resource support services (City Harvest Food Market, Bodega, Family Center, and ESOL). This will involve coordinating and organizing inventory, ordering supplies, creating marketing materials and helping during open hours.

Primary Responsibilities:
● City Harvest Market (affordable food market and senior adult food pantry)
-Purchase, sort/organize donations, stock supplies, and help during open hours
● Bodega (clothing thrift store and affordable essential personal and hygiene items)
-Purchase, sort/organize donations, stock supplies, and help during open hours
● Family Center (childcare provided during all adult programs)
-Support staff, plan activities for children and youth
● Create marketing materials to promote services to community and also materials for donation requests
● Enter data into a central intake system

Training Requirements: Following orientation, staff will conduct orientation and training in order to familiarize the student with the Family Support Services department and on-going projects.

Corps members serve up to 32 hours in one of our partner non-profit organizations, Monday-Thursday. Some weeknight evenings and Fridays are spent in personal, vocational, and spiritual development as a community. Corps members live in intentional community with other members and engage regularly in neighborhood activities. This position is with Kingdom House.

Kingdom House believes in transformation from the inside out. Through holistic programs and services, they promote empowerment and growth in individuals and families. They help the economically disadvantaged achieve economic independence, self-sufficiency, and a path out of poverty.

Position Summary: This volunteer will coordinate resource support services (City Harvest Food Market, Bodega, Family Center, and ESOL). This will involve coordinating and organizing inventory, ordering supplies, creating marketing materials and helping during open hours.

Primary Responsibilities:
● City Harvest Market (affordable food market and senior adult food pantry)
-Purchase, sort/organize donations, stock supplies, and help during open hours
● Bodega (clothing thrift store and affordable essential personal and hygiene items)
-Purchase, sort/organize donations, stock supplies, and help during open hours
● Family Center (childcare provided during all adult programs)
-Support staff, plan activities for children and youth
● Create marketing materials to promote services to community and also materials for donation requests
● Enter data into a central intake system

Training Requirements: Following orientation, staff will conduct orientation and training in order to familiarize the student with the Family Support Services department and on-going projects.
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Living Allowance

$250 - $250 monthly

Additional Benefits

If corps members are over 26 or unable to stay on their parents' health insurance, we provide coverage. Once corps members complete their year of service with Deaconess Anne House, they also receive a minimum $800 relocation bonus.

Education Requirements

College Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Skills Desired:
● Compassionate, calm, patient attitude
● Experience with non profit desirable, but not required for all projects
● Ability to work as part of a team with the Kingdom House staff
● Enthusiasm for the mission of Kingdom House
● Spanish- written and spoken (preferred, not required)

Desired Languages

English, Spanish

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

21 - 29

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

32

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Combination of direct and indirect service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Early Childhood Program, Religious Organization, Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Jillian Smith
jsmith@diocesemo.org

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Deaconess Anne House

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