VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

 

The programs below offer volunteer opportunities within our agency. Click on the link below to learn more about the program. Scroll down for a list of current volunteer opportunities in your area.


CASA
Foster Care
HELP
Homeless Point of Entry
Independence for Seniors
Refugee Resettlement
Immigration Services
Supervised Visitation
St. Francis House

 

 

RICHMOND

 

Refugee Youth Mentor (Children’s Services) - This position provides emergency food assistance to people in need by distributing non-perishable food items. Hours are flexible.


Food Pantry Assistant – (HELP) - This position provides emergency food assistance to people in need by distributing non-perishable food items. Hours are flexible.


Telephone Counselor – (HELP) - This position provides assistance to people in need who contact the HELP program by providing information and referral, maintaining contact with HELP clients and securing information from vendors and community organizations. Hours are specific: Thursday mornings /afternoons or Friday mornings.


Emergency Assistance Counselor – (HELP) - This position meets directly with clients who are experiencing a financial emergency to address their need by providing assessment, counseling, guidance referrals, financial assistance and follow-up. Hours are specific: Wednesday mornings or afternoons.


Call Reassurance – (Independence for Seniors) - This position provides security and companionship to lonely and/or isolated older adults in the community by calling the client on a prearranged schedule. Availability for 1-2 hours on Wednesday mornings or as a substitute throughout the week.


Citizenship Instructor – (Resettlement Services) - This position assists international clientele to develop an understanding of the Citizenship Preparation materials and improve their English. Classes will be held at various times and sites as well as at the CCC office. Volunteers can instruct a class 10:00am-12:00pm or 6:00-8:00pm twice a week, or they can provide individual tutoring once a week at their convenience.


English Language Instructor -- (Resettlement Services) - This position assists newly arriving international clientele to develop an understanding of American Culture and English language (ESL) skills. Two opportunities are available with specific hours. ESL Classes for newcomer refugees at CCC, Monday -Fridays from 10 to 12.


English Language Tutor – (Resettlement Services) - This position helps a refugee/immigrant student with schoolwork and creates activities to improve his/her conversational English. Meetings occur at the student’s home or in the community.


Immigration Aide (Resettlement Services) - This position provides clerical assistant to the Immigration program by incorporating new materials into existing files, setting up client files, assisting with copying and printing, answering telephone calls and explain office procedures,, and entering client data into tracking forms.


Visit Monitors – (Supervised Visitation) - Volunteers promote safe and comforting court-ordered visits between children and their non-custodial parents. Volunteers are also needed to assist with administrative tasks. Opportunities available at the Willow Lawn office location or at a satellite location in Chesterfield.


 

 

ROANOKE

 

Citizenship Instructor – (Resettlement Services) - This position assists international clientele to develop an understanding of the Citizenship Preparation materials and improve their English. Classes will be held at various times and sites as well as at the CCC office.


English Language Instructor – (Resettlement Services) - This position assists newly arriving international clientele to develop an understanding of American culture and language. The ESL class is from 10 to 12 Monday through Friday at the CCC office and there are openings for instructors and aids. Hours are Monday-Friday 9:00-2:00 or Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00-12:30.


English Language Tutor – (Resettlement Services) - This position helps a refugee/immigrant student with schoolwork and creates activities to improve his/her conversational English. Meetings occur at the student’s home or in the community.


Resettlement Caseworker Assistant (Resettlement Services) - This position assists Resettlement Caseworkers with basic case management and office duties.


Apartment Setup (Resettlement Services - This position assists in the set up of furniture in homes for newly arriving refugee clients.


Visit Monitors – (Supervised Visitation) - Volunteers promote safe and comforting court-ordered visits between children and their non-custodial parents. Volunteers are also needed to assist with administrative tasks.


Call Reassurance – (Independence for Seniors) - This position provides security and companionship to lonely and/or isolated older adults in the community by calling the client on a prearranged schedule. Several opportunities available with flexible hours.


 

 

HAMPTON ROADS

 

Office Assistant – (Resettlement Services) - This position assists the local office with basic administrative tasks.


Apartment Set-up – (Resettlement Services) - This position assists in the set up of furniture in homes for newly arriving refugee clients.


 

 

NORTON

 

CASA Volunteer (Children’s Services) - This position acts as a Court Appointed Special Advocate and works with the court system to be a voice for abused and neglected children.






 

Are you interested in learning more about becoming a volunteer with CCC? Join us for our Volunteer Orientation Webinar!

 

• Who: You! This is the first step in learning more about CCC and our open volunteer opportunities in Richmond, Hampton Roads, and Roanoke.

 

• What: In the Volunteer Orientation Webinar we’ll cover all of CCC’s programs and next steps for getting involved.

 

• When: Our next webinar is scheduled for Friday, April 11 from 10:30-11:30am. We will also have an evening webinar on Tuesday, April 22 from 5-6pm. We hold the webinars twice a month, so feel free to chose whatever day and time works best for you.

 

• Where: Log in and listen from your home computer. Visit meetingvisuals.webex.com

4/11 meeting number: 590 650 676

4/22 meeting number: 593 283 626

 

• Why: Much of our success depends on the work of volunteers – caring individuals who enjoy sharing their unique talents and skills in an effort to make life better for others. Commonwealth Catholic Charities provides compassionate human services to all people, especially the most vulnerable, regardless of faith. Our vision is to empower individuals, strengthen families and build community through the delivery of quality services. Right now, our organization reaches out to individuals throughout Central and Southwestern Virginia.

 

Questions? Email human.resources@cccofva.org or call your local office. Thank you so much for your interest! We look forward to serving with you!



 


 

RESOURCES:

PDFVolunteer Application (pdf file)

 

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