We need an Advocate for our Advocacy/Emergency Services program. Position requires a commitment for at least two full days, between Monday thru Friday 9 am - 5 pm.
Advocate meets one-one one with clients by appointment, conducting intakes, assessing the client's needs, distributing food from the food pantry, and making referrals for necessary services.
Duties also includes preparing food packages and stocking and maintaining the food pantry; educating clients regarding government benefits and entitlements; representing clients and advocating on their behalf at the city welfare center or at state hearings; making referrals for child care, counseling, legal assistance, job training, etc. Assist clients to identify and address underlying problems that bring families to the Adovcacy office.
Training provided; a six month minimum commitment required.
For more information, please contact the Volunteer Director at (646) 672-0434 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.