Shelter Services Volunteer

Date: Ongoing

Organized By: Crisis Intervention Services

Address: 207 A Ave. East,
Oskaloosa, IA 52577

Pat Finan, 6416609361
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Crisis Intervention Services helps survivors of sexual assault and other violent crimes in a 12-county area of SE Iowa. CIS operates a growing number of emergency shelters across its region.

Shelter volunteers play many key roles, including:

- Answering calls on the shelter hotline.
- Conducting assessment interviews with survivors
- Helping survivors get settled in our emergency housing.
- Offering guidance in r←sum← creation, budgeting and other life skills
providing transportation for survivors (medical appointments, job interviews, apartment hunting, etc.)
- Receiving and sorting food, clothing and other donations
child care for survivors' families.
- Facility maintenance and groundskeeping.

Volunteers are welcome at all times, but our greatest need is on weekends and evenings. Let's talk and discover the best fit for you at CIS!

Skill Desired: Handyman/Painting/Cleaning, Medical/Health, Landscaping/Gardening

Matching Interests: Relevant Experience Appreciated, Indoors, Outdoors, Children & Youth, Women's Issues, Poverty, Legal Work, Homeless & Housing, Emergency & Safety, Community

This volunteer listing is provided by AARP's Create the Good. Visit Create The Good to search more volunteer opportunities or post your own opportunity.

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