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**VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR FOOD GIVEAWAYS!**
LSS is teaming up with Feeding Northeast Florida to provide zero-contact, drive-through mobile pantries at LSS on the dates below. Volunteers are needed to help us sort, package and distribute fresh produce, meat and dairy to up to 400 households at each event. All volunteer activities are outside.

UPCOMING DATES: Sept 18 | Oct 7 & 16 | Nov 20 | Dec 18

Shifts are 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

 
Please know that your safety is our top priority! LSS is taking every precaution to ensure the safety of our volunteers and staff by providing:
    • Temperature checks at check-in
    • COVID questionnaire
    • PPE including:
      • Gloves
      • Hand sanitizer
      • Masks (must be worn at all times)
      • Face shields (upon request)
    • Routine sanitizing of all hard surfaces

TO VOLUNTEER AT AN UPCOMING MOBILE PANTRY:

  • GROUPS should email janet.wesley@lssjax.org.
  • INDIVIDUALS should click below to fill out the volunteer application.

SIGN UP HERE

 
OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:

(Please note that some volunteer positions may require a level 2 background screening.)

  • New American Pathways Mentor – The New American Pathways project aims to address career stagnancy and help move refugees and immigrants beyond their first job to one that requires higher-level skills and where they will succeed. Volunteer mentors provide professional guidance throughout the course of the program and offer the opportunity to strengthen participants’ conversational English skills.
  • Refugee Youth Mentor – Guide refugees ages 15-24 in achieving their personal, vocational, or academic goal(s). The mentor will work with a client to develop an action plan to guide the client on the path to complete their goal(s). Mentors will use their expertise and experience to encourage the client on their path to success. One hour per week required.
  • Refugee Youth Tutor – Assist high school-aged refugee students with subject-area homework as well English language skills. Provide mentoring and support in acclimating to American culture. Communicate regularly with educational support specialist at the student’s school.

See an opportunity you are interested in? Click below to fill out the volunteer application!

SIGN UP HERE

Lutheran Social Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

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