Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+
⚙ LEND A HAND: Provide Companionship to Shelter Residents at LA Family Housing
WHAT: Help LA Family Housing residents make arts and crafts, do service projects, and plant and care for their own personal gardens.
ABOUT LAFH: L.A. Family Housing assists families and individuals transitioning out of homelessness and poverty by providing housing and supportive services. https://lafh.org/
VOLUNTEER RESPONSIBILITIES: Join us on the first and third Saturdays of each month to help residents care for their own gardens and engage in community-building. You'll take part in brief coffee chats with LAFH residents, followed by working together with residents on arts and crafts, service projects, and nurturing their personal gardens.
IMPACT: You can help residents pratice their communication and social skills, gain a sense of ownership, and learn new crafting and gardening skills. Most of all, you can put a smile on their faces!
- must be over 18 years old.
- should be aware that gardening can be physically demanding.
- may not be alone with residents.
- must wear closed-toe shoes, clothing you don't mind getting dirty, sun hats, and water bottles are recommended.
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 accommodation to participate in this project please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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