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Client Assistant at St. Mary's Community Center

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 8, 2022 - July 21, 2023

Application Window

September 13, 2021 - January 20, 2022

Location

  • Savannah, GA

Listing Details

Description

St. Mary’s Community Center serves many individuals and families from Savannah's poorest census tracts. The injustices of poverty are many - unemployment, illiteracy, lack of health care, substandard housing, drugs and crime. provides workforce development classes and public benefits counseling for adults. The center strives to accompany people to improve their quality of life through education and job training services, tax preparation, public benefits application assistance, a monthly eye clinic, and collaborations with community partners. A volunteer is needed as a client assistant. The Mercy Volunteer will welcome clients, provide guidance for public benefits applications and renewals, facilitate job searches and edit resumes, organize the monthly eye clinic, and assist with tax preparation.

St. Mary’s Community Center serves many individuals and families from Savannah's poorest census tracts. The injustices of poverty are many - unemployment, illiteracy, lack of health care, substandard housing, drugs and crime. provides workforce development classes and public benefits counseling for adults. The center strives to accompany people to improve their quality of life through education and job training services, tax preparation, public benefits application assistance, a monthly eye clinic, and collaborations with community partners. A volunteer is needed as a client assistant. The Mercy Volunteer will welcome clients, provide guidance for public benefits applications and renewals, facilitate job searches and edit resumes, organize the monthly eye clinic, and assist with tax preparation. 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

College 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

Location Type

Urban

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