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Advocate at Lydia's House

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 8, 2022 - July 21, 2023

Application Window

September 13, 2021 - January 20, 2022

Location

  • Cincinnati, OH

Listing Details

Description

Lydia’s House offers support to single mothers (ages 18-30) experiencing housing instability to connect them to housing, pertinent documents and government services, meaningful educational or employment opportunities, and a supportive community of women to help them walk through difficult times. Accompaniment is the heart of this site. The volunteer will serve as an advocate by engaging in homemaking, community building, and advocating for women and children experiencing housing crisis. The volunteer will welcome and orient new guests, maintain two households by assisting with cleaning and cooking, accompany guests to various appointments, and plan advocacy efforts and special events.

Lydia’s House offers support to single mothers (ages 18-30) experiencing housing instability to connect them to housing, pertinent documents and government services, meaningful educational or employment opportunities, and a supportive community of women to help them walk through difficult times. Accompaniment is the heart of this site. The volunteer will serve as an advocate by engaging in homemaking, community building, and advocating for women and children experiencing housing crisis. The volunteer will welcome and orient new guests, maintain two households by assisting with cleaning and cooking, accompany guests to various appointments, and plan advocacy efforts and special events. Read More

Living Allowance

$100 - $220 monthly

Benefits

Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance

Additional Benefits

Quarterly retreats are hosted by Mercy Volunteer Corps to provide volunteers with opportunities for reflection, spiritual growth, and shared experiences. Throughout the service, Mercy Volunteer Corps provides volunteers with webinars for personal and professional development.

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Economic Security, Homelessness & Housing

Weekly Hours

40

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Disability Services Organization, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Organization primarily serving older adults

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities