Your gift to Focus: HOPE will make a difference!
The volunteer opportunities at Focus: HOPE are expanding with our intensified goal of incorporating volunteers into virtually every department. The generous support from our volunteers will help us expand our impact -- and will provide a meaningful experience for those donating their time on our behalf.
Please join Focus: HOPE and truly make a difference!
Below is a partial listing of opportunities that are available. If you are interested, please contact the Volunteer Department at 313.494.4270 or email: email@example.com.
You can also visit VolunteerMatch for a full listing of our volunteer opportunities at: www.volunteermatch.org/manageOpportunities?org_id=7831
HOPE VILLAGE INITIATIVE
Center for ChildrenCenter for Children Program Educators-HVI Neighborhood CanvasserThe Center for Children serving as the base for early childhood education for neighborhood infants and toddlers ages 6 weeks to 5 years old, it is critical that children are enrolled to ensure future success.
A group of 6-10 volunteers will assist the HOPE Village Initiative Street Team with canvassing the HOPE Village Neighborhood to inform parents about the free and low-cost childcare education programs at the Center for Children.
Volunteers are needed on Thursdays from 2:00 p.m.-5:00p.m.
Caregiver/Classroom AssistantAssist with the daily care and activities with children ages 6 weeks-5 years old. Duties include assisting with meal time, bottle feedings, reading to large and small groups and assisting with special activities in and out of the classroom.
Front Desk ReceptionistThis position will assist with filling gaps in coverage at the Center's front desk. This position is critical to the safety and security of children at the Center. Responsibilities include greeting, screening, and providing support to parents and visitors.
Ongoing position, Monday-Friday, days and hours may be flexible
Special Event VolunteerVolunteers are also needed in the classrooms to assist with the children ( read stories, assist with mealtimes and activity times, present special activities in health, education, literacy, cultural awareness, arts or teach a foreign language ( Spanish, French, Chinese). Provide assistance in the office preparing files, answering calls, filing.
Community Arts: Focus on the MissionCommunity Arts Program AssistantThis opportunity will assist the Community Arts Manager with the administration and implementation of arts and digital media programs for youth thoughout metro Detroit.
Skills needed: Administrative and organizational skills, proficient in Microsoft Word, capable of lifting and moving art supplies 20-40 pounds, event prep and clean-up, and some artistic or photographic abilities. Approximately 2-3 days a week for 8 hours desired.
CATEE Tutor NeedsProvide the Center for Advanced Technologies Engineering Education (CATEE) students in groups (small and sometimes large) or on a one-on-one basis to help foster their understanding of the material and learning abilities.
A desirable tutor is one that:
Food Package Delivery to Homebound Seniors Deliver food packages to homebound seniors Available for groups and individuals to participate
Ongoing position, Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.; and most Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.-12:00
Food Packaging for Homebound SeniorsAssist with preparing food packages: open boxes and putting food on pallets for pre-packs (boxes of food). Available for group sizes 10 or more to participate
Ongoing position, Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; and most Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Food Distribution Center-Senior shopping assistanceProvide shopping assistance and stock support at one of Focus: HOPE's four food distribution center locations.
Ongoing position; Monday-Friday, days and hours are flexible
Senior Delivery Office AssistantAssist with filing, making and receiving phone calls for food delivery to Focus: HOPE's Warehouse, basic computer skills needed.
Ongoing position, days and hours flexible
Tidy Tuesday's Every Tuesday throughout the summer the Grounds Department is looking for volunteers to maintain the LaSalle/Ford Park, which is one of the parks Focus: HOPE has adopted in the Hope Village Initiative.
Duties will include:
Focus: HOPE will provide the necessary equipment. You may want provide your own gloves (but not required). Time-frame is 9am to 1pm.
**If Tuesdays are not good days for you, we can arrange another day as well**
This opportunity will assist the Community Arts Director with implementing, organizing, and executing arts and digital media programs for youth throughout metro Detroit.
This year is our 40th annual Walk! Help us spread the word by downloading the flyer at right, shooting a creative photo, and posting it to our Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with #HOPEWalk14. You could win a $50 gift certificate. This year, a 4-mile Run will precede the Walk. Register now!
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