Program posted by: United Way of King County (WA State)
Posted on: July 25, 2012
Help Connect Struggling Families to Basic Food and Healthcare
Hundreds of families in your city are struggling to put food on the table or cover hospital bills. Many don't realize they are eligible for important public benefits that can get them through hard times and back on their feet.
The Bridge to Basics program is part of the United Way of King County's initiative to ensure that all people in King County are able to meet their basic needs. We are looking for volunteers whom we can train to connect community members to the resources they need by connecting them with public benefits like basic food, healthcare, and utilities assistance.
Volunteering with Bridge to Basics allows you to gain experience working with people from diverse cultures and walks of life; understand state and national assistance programs; build your work experience; and make a huge difference in the lives of the people you work with.
We are looking for people who are:
- Passionate about helping vulnerable people
- Outgoing and willing to work with people from diverse backgrounds
- Willing to commit to serving at least two outreach shifts a month
- Able to speak another language (helpful, but not required)
All Bridge to Basics outreach volunteers are asked to attend a mandatory Benefits Training before signing up for a shift. Our next benefits training is Saturday, October 20th from 10:00am- 1:00pm at United Way of King County.
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Register online for more information, to find out about upcoming orientations & trainings, and special one-time or ongoing volunteer positions and events!
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