CCEW Volunteer Handbook

Catholic Housing Communities Catholic Charities sponsors service-enriched apartment homes for seniors, persons with disabilities, farm-worker families, and formerly homeless individuals and families. VOLUNTEER NEEDS: Host game nights Socialization Childbirth & Parenting Assistance (CAPA)/PREPARES (509) 455-4986 Monday - Thursday 8 am - 5 pm Diapers, clothing, and support services for expectant parents and families with children 5 & under. VOLUNTEER NEEDS: Clothing Room (sort & shop with families) Front Desk/Reception Mentors for Mothers and Fathers Playroom supervision Christmas Bureau (509) 459-5453 Hotline Monday - Saturday 7am - 3 pm during the Bureau | Closed Sunday Toys, books and food vouchers for low income families at Christmastime. Nine days each December, 10 am - 2:30 pm. Call for dates and recipient guidelines. VOLUNTEER NEEDS: Greeters Toy room stockers Entertainment

VOLUNTEER SHIFTS AVAILABLE

VOLUNTEER SHIFTS AVAILABLE

VOLUNTEER SHIFTS AVAILABLE

Counseling (509) 242-2308 Outpatient mental health counseling for Medicaid eligible individuals.

Diversion (509) 340-9329 Landlord negotiations, job search, resume building, housing searching and more.

Emergency Assistance (509) 456-2253 One-time voucher-based assistance for utilities, transportation, prescriptions and rent. Funds available vary month-to-month.

Food for All (509) 459-6163 Working to build better access to healthy, affordable food. VOLUNTEER NEEDS: Garden at Food for All Farm and help at Greenhouse

VOLUNTEER SHIFTS AVAILABLE

Assist with the KERNEL children’s program at farmers markets Produce delivery Prepare and cook healthy meals in housing communities

Furniture Bank (509) 991-9345 Tuesday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm Furniture and household items provided to our neighbors in need. Referral required from a partner agency. VOLUNTEER NEEDS: Process and sort donations

VOLUNTEER SHIFTS AVAILABLE

Furniture repair Clerical support

Homeless Family Coordinated Assessment (HFCA) (509) 325-5005 or (509) 340-9329 Assessments to see what community resources families experiencing homelessness qualify for, e.g. emergency and transitional shelters, rapid rehousing, or permanent supportive housing.

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