Volunteer/Internship Positions NEEDED
Clerical Support: Available days and times are M-F 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Provide office support to our programs and the Executive Director. Duties could include creating and disseminating correspondence, data entry, making copies, filing, organizing and scheduling meetings. An eight hour per week commitment is preferred.
Intake, Assessment & Case Management Specialist: Available days and times are M-F 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Intake interviews, assessments, case management and crisis intervention services are provided to clients who walk in or call into our center. Also, greet customers, route calls, provide information and referral, ensure procedures are followed, sort and distribute client mail. In general, support the Emergency and Social Services program as needed. An eight hour per week commitment is preferred. Training is also required.
Pantry Aide: Greet customers, prepare food packages, and follow paperwork procedures. A minimum of one morning or one afternoon shift per week commitment during pantry hours. Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Monday and Friday
1 p.m.- 5 p.m.
Handyman: Assist us on an on-call basis to fix things. Light electrical and plumbing, removing and replacing ceiling tile and light covers, cleaning vents, replacing light bulbs on roof, repair screens.
Custodian: We don't have the resources for custodial services and we desperately need help with cleaning bathrooms, vacuuming, mopping floors 8-12 hours per week.
Driver: Pick up food donations (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings from 8:45-9:30), solicit other bread donations (own vehicle or cleared to drive our vehicle). Able to commit to at least 1 pickup per week; ideally can do all 3 days.
Annual Point in Time Count (PIT): The last Friday in January from 4 a.m. – 8 a.m. Nationwide volunteers like you are spending four hours to count homeless people residing on the streets of our communities. This can be done from your vehicle. Helping Crisis House in this way helps attract more federal funding to help the homeless in our community.
Volunteer Coordinator: Flexible hours and times. Expect 10-20 hours per week as the program grows. Recruiting, screening, matching, orienting and recognizing volunteers. Assist staff in developing on the job training and support for volunteers. Data entry and file maintenance on each volunteer. Report monthly volunteer hours.
Interns: We provide training opportunities and supervision to undergraduate and graduate students from schools such as Cuyamaca College, San Diego State University, University of Southern California, California State University San Marcos, and Point Loma Nazarene University. Undergraduates assist in our Emergency & Social Services program and graduate students often work with our New Journey program for women and their children fleeing domestic violence, our Bridges to Independence program for individuals recovering from addiction and/or mental illness. Graduate level MSW administrative interns work closely with executive director Mary Case.
Volunteers contact Karina at 619-444-9925
Interns contact Lori at 619-444-3133