Age Minimum (with Adult): 6+, Minimum Age:18+
⚙ BE A KID AGAIN: Game Night with Midnight Mission's Youth
ABOUT MIDNIGHT MISSION: Midnight Mission offers a bridge to self-sufficiency for homeless people through counseling, education, training and job placement. Midnight Mission's Homelight Family Living Program goes beyond emergency care by providing long-term solutions for families - highlighting the structure, accountability, and opportunity. http://midnightmission.org/
VIDEO: CBS 2's coverage of this project at Midnight Mission
VOLUNTEER RESPONSIBILITIES: The children at Midnight Mission’s Homelight Family Living Program in Inglewood look forward to every Tuesday night when L.A. Works volunteers spend time with them playing games, doing arts and crafts projects (from Play-Doh to rockets), reading books, and just having fun while their parents attend classes and counseling sessions. The seemingly simple act of interacting with the children is a highlight of their day and can be of yours too!
IMPACT: Your support of The Midnight Mission helps to provide a path to self-sufficiency for men, women and children who have lost direction. Our volunteers make it possible to deliver the life-changing services that people experiencing homelessness so badly need. We always appreciate those willing to volunteer their time with us, and your support helps to provide a path to self-sufficiency for men, women, and children who have lost direction.
REQUIREMENTS: Volunteers for this project must be at least 6 years of age. Any volunteer under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian this Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. Minors under 13 years of age will also need to be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Federal Law prohibits volunteers under the age of 13 from registering on-line. To sign up a family member under the age of 13, sign yourself up and then email the project leader directly to let her/him know. Or, form a family volunteer team, include your children as team members, and then sign your team up for the project.
REQUIREMENTS TO VOLUNTEER DURING COVID-19: You must
- not been or felt sick in the last 2 weeks
- not been around anyone who has been or felt sick in the last 2 weeks
- bring your own mask
- if possible, bring your own hand sanitizer
- All volunteers must wear masks at all times.
- You must wash your hands at the beginning and end of the volunteer activity, and any time after touching your face.
- Physical contact is to be avoided and 6 foot distancing will be required.
- Please avoid touching your face, eyes, nose, or mouth. Wash your hands immediately if you do so.
- Practice good coughing/sneezing etiquette.
ACCESSIBILITY: L.A. Works firmly believes that we strengthen the social fabric of our community by involving all in service. If you feel you need accommodations to participate in this project please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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