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Opportunity Details

Family Services, Health & Wellness
Families
Cleaning,Administrative Support/Clerical

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

House Volunteer

Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) provides support services for families with critically ill children who are being treated at Richmond-area hospitals. RMHC of Richmond is looking for reliable volunteers to serve as House Volunteers to aid in the day-to-day operations of the Ronald McDonald House so that families can stay close to their children while they are receiving treatment.

 

Impact and Outcomes:

House Volunteers ensure that everything in the House runs smoothly to allow for families to stay in a clean, comfortable, and cozy environment while their children receive medical treatment at nearby hospitals.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manning the front desk, which includes answering the phone and door
  • Completing light household chores (i.e. sweeping)
  • Resetting bedrooms
  • Accepting and organizing donations
  • Interacting with families on occasion

 

Commitment:

  • Volunteers must commit to a weekly 3-hour shift for at least 6 months
  • Shifts are typically available every day of the week from: 9:00 am-12:00 pm, 12:00 pm-3:00 pm, 3:00 pm-6:00 pm, 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

 

Training and support:

  • Individuals must complete a background check prior to beginning volunteer service
  • Individuals must complete a training session prior to beginning volunteer service
  • House Volunteers are primarily supervised by the House Coordinator and the Guest Services coordinator

 

Qualifications:

  • Volunteers must be at least 18 years old
  • Volunteers must be dependable, trustworhty, friendly, flexible, and willing to work independently
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Volunteers needed through 7/31/2019

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