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Safety Net Services


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This volunteer opportunity is central to United Way's strategy to provide safety net services when needed.

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Sponsor: American Red Cross Berks County Chapter | Location: Reading, PA 19601 Safety Net Services
Give your time to help someone who gave their time to our country! Volunteers are needed for our Veterans Assistance program, to drive veterans to their medical appointments at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lebanon County. Without this program, many veterans would have no ride or would have to pay for transportation to medical appointments at the Lebanon VA Medical Center. Volunteers d more
Sponsor: American Red Cross Berks County Chapter | Location: Reading, PA 19601 Safety Net Services
What would you do if a fire damaged your home? You can be part of a volunteer team that helps people affected by fires and other disasters. Disaster Action Team (DAT) members assist victims of disaster by meeting their immediate emergency needs, such as shelter, food, and clothing. The teams also provide canteen services to emergency workers on the scene. Help us help disaster victims get back on their more
Sponsor: American Red Cross Berks County Chapter | Location: Reading, PA 19601 Health Safety Net Services
Disaster Action Team volunteers provide food, clothing, shelter and other emergency needs to those affected by a disaster. But what happens to the neighbors and surrounding community after a disaster? Disaster Action Post Response Team members provide disaster preparedness and prevention information to the community within 24 hours of an incident. The Post Response team canvasses the neighborhood provi more
Sponsor: Berks Women in Crisis | Location: Reading, PA 19602 Safety Net Services
If you are looking to work directly with individuals who are victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, consider attending our 66-hour educational seminar. Class attendees learn about and explore the complex situations of the individuals we serve. As a trained volunteer, you will have the opportunity to help Berks Women in Crisis in a very real and meaningful way. more
Sponsor: Diakon Volunteer Home Care | Location: Topton, PA 19562 Safety Net Services
Volunteer to take a senior grocery shopping and help with carrying groceries. If the senior is unable to go grocery shopping, volunteers are needed to shop for and deliver the groceries to the senior's home. These services that you give can make a huge difference in the life of seniors as they age in their own home! more
Sponsor: American Red Cross Berks County Chapter | Location: Reading, PA 19601 Safety Net Services
Do you like speaking to groups? You can help people learn how to prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies by becoming a Community Disaster Educator. This is a great opportunity if you like being out in the community and would enjoy giving presentations to groups and organizations throughout Berks County. Presentations typically last about an hour. Emphasis is placed on helping attendees cre more
Sponsor: Berks TALKLINE | Location: Reading, PA 19612 Safety Net Services
We have openings on our fundraising committees. Committee work includes planning and executing fundraising events. Please email us for more specific information. more
Sponsor: Berks Women in Crisis | Location: Reading, PA 19602 Safety Net Services
Safe House residents welcome community or church groups to either come into the shelter to prepare meals or bring prepared meals to our Safe House residents. We have as many as 50 residents at any given time. Whether your group can help on a monthly basis or once and done, any help is appreciated. more
Sponsor: Berks Women in Crisis | Location: Reading, PA 19602 Safety Net Services
An outgoing personality is required for this volunteer position. As a volunteer speaker for Berks Women in Crisis, you will attend daytime or evening volunteer or educational fairs and other types of agency outreach opportunities. In this capacity, you will distribute informational literature about BWIC, as well as field general questions from participants concerning the agency's mission or its volun more
Sponsor: Berks Women in Crisis | Location: Reading, PA 19602 Safety Net Services
Tasks for direct-service volunteers could include answering hotlines (we have both Spanish and English), responding to visitors and clients at the door, referring clients to other services, assisting staff with client needs, maintaining safe house records and other duties as needed in our Safe House. Clients in our Safe House are victims of domestic and sexual assaults and need non-judgmental, supporti more

 

 


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