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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Children
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.
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 NeededProvide 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:
The CATEE will provide all the supplies and a room required for tutoring sessions.
Ongoing position; weekdays and hours are flexible
Food Package Delivery to Homebound Seniors
Deliver food packages to homebound seniorsAvailable for groups and individuals to participate
Ongoing position, Monday-Friday 9:00am -2:00pm; and most Saturdays, 9:00am- 12:00pm
Food Packaging for Homebound Seniors
Assist 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 particpate.
Ongoing position, Monday-Friday 9:00am -3:30pm; and select Saturdays, 9:00am-12:00pm
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 Holiday Delivery Program
Saturday December 20, 2014 Kickoff begins at 8am
Volunteer for the holiday! Help us provide 1,200 seniors with fresh food on Saturday, December 20. Volunteers will pick up the food boxes between 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. at our Food Warehouse, 1200-B Oakman Boulevard, and then make the deliveries. The seniors live in Wayne, Oakland, Washtenaw and Macomb counties. Volunteers can select zip code areas to make their deliveries. To volunteer for the project, call 313.494.5520.
General Statement of Duties:Work will involve assisting the Human Resources Division in developing, coordinating and implementing all tasks that relate to an assigned project. Projects currently under consideration include: Restructuring Human Resources, Creating a department scorecard/dashboard, the Launch of Focus: HOPE’s Annual Charitable and Community-Giving Program; Creation of a Manager/Supervisor Handbook/Desk Resource Guide, Creation of the Colleague Handbook for Focus: HOPE Companies, Design of a sustainable Professional Development Program, Organizing an internal Human Resources Compliance Audit, Revising existing departmental/campus organization charts, job descriptions, policies and/or procedures as organizational growth and restructuring require.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Skills and Abilities
This opportunity will assist the Community Arts Director with implementing, organizing, and executing arts and digital media programs for youth throughout metro Detroit.
Are you interested in more information about Focus: HOPE? Do you have a question about a program? Would you like to learn more about volunteer opportunities? Contact us
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