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Engagement Department Program Assistant at Healthcare for the Homeless

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 2, 2021 - July 29, 2022

Application Window

September 7, 2020 - June 21, 2021

Location

  • Baltimore, MD

Listing Details

Description

The volunteer will serve external community stakeholders of Health Care for the Homeless (community organizations – faith-based and non-faith-based, coalitions, hospital and university institutions, etc.), staff, and agency clients. The volunteer will be working on community organizing and advocacy projects. Health Care for the Homelessofficers pediatric and adult medical care, behavioral health services, social work and case management, substance use treatment, dental care, HIV services, outreach, supportive housing, and access to special health and housing services. Health Care for the Homeless uses its direct service experience to educate the broader community about homelessness and health and to advocate on local, state, and national levels for public policies capable of ending homelessness.

The volunteer will serve external community stakeholders of Health Care for the Homeless (community organizations – faith-based and non-faith-based, coalitions, hospital and university institutions, etc.), staff, and agency clients. The volunteer will be working on community organizing and advocacy projects. Health Care for the Homelessofficers pediatric and adult medical care, behavioral health services, social work and case management, substance use treatment, dental care, HIV services, outreach, supportive housing, and access to special health and housing services. Health Care for the Homeless uses its direct service experience to educate the broader community about homelessness and health and to advocate on local, state, and national levels for public policies capable of ending homelessness. 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, Legal Assistance

Weekly Hours

40

Service Type

Combination of direct and indirect 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