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Outreach Volunteers

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Dentist

Time

3:00p.m. Tuesday Emergency Clinic; other times as scheduled by you and staff

Location

Wellness Center

Job description

Provide free dental care to clients, duties range from performing routine check-ups to surgical operations. Dentists provide chair side health information.

Qualifications

Dental practitioner who is licensed, retired, or an approved student.

Supervisor

Dr. John Howard


Dental Assistant

Time

As scheduled by you and staff

Location

Wellness Center

Job description

Assist dentists with patient care

Qualifications

Must have completed dental assistant training

Supervisor

Dr. John Howard


Quilting Lives

Time

9:30a.m.-12:00p.m. every Thursday

Location

Outreach Center

Job Description

To lead community members in group and individual quilting projects.   Put out the supplies for the group, and collect them at the end of the day.

Qualifications

Know how to quilt, leadership experience

Supervisor

Maria Gurovich


Budget Class

Time

9:00a.m.-10:00a.m. or six week course for Financial Peace University

Location

Outreach Center

Job Description

The volunteer will receive training from our social worker in how to lead a budgeting class. The volunteer will then teach the class about budgeting tips and tricks to manage their finances more efficiently.

Qualifications

A basic understanding of finances, a willingness to teach

Supervisor

Chloe Garrison


Food Box Transportation Service (NH)

Time

8 am-9am (LFB), 11am-12pm (BL). Tuesday and/or Thursday

Location

Lowcountry Food Bank or BI-LO (Mt. Pleasant location)

Job description

Volunteers will drive their own vehicle to Lowcountry Food Bank or BI-LO to pick up food boxes and transport them to Neighborhood House

Qualifications

Valid driver’s license, a clean driving record and proof of insurance. Able to lift heavy boxes and have access to a vehicle that has enough spacious room for numerous boxes

Supervisor

Vonceil Mitchell


General Educational Development (GED) Tutor (September-May)

Time

9:00a.m.-12:00p.m. Monday-Wednesday

Location

Johns Island Outreach Center

Job Description

Job description: Volunteers will assist the GED instructor in teaching a class. Responsibilities will include providing one-on-one tutoring, teaching math and reading concepts, and circulating the room to help answer questions.


Qualifications

Teaching or tutoring experience required. Most important skill is the ability to be empathetic to the people you are helping.


Supervisor

Pam Kusmider


Prenatal Spanish-English translator

Time

9:00a.m.-1:00p.m. Monday

Location

Johns Island Wellness Center

Job Description

Volunteers will help translate from Spanish to English for prenatal mothers in the OB/GYN section of our Wellness Center.

Qualifications

Spanish-English bilingual

Supervisor

Jakki Jefferson


Yes I Can! Summer Camp Food Manager

Time

Mon-Fri mornings July 8th-August 1st

Location

Johns Island Outreach Center/St. Johns High

Job Description

Volunteers will pick up food from St. Johns High and deliver it to the “Yes I Can!” Summer Camp every morning you are available during the camp. Volunteers will be responsible for setting up the breakfast and lunch for children every day. This is an ideal opportunity for a group.

Qualifications

Be able to lift heavy boxes, comfortable organizing and directing an activity

Supervisor

Wendy Matrisciani



Yes I Can! Summer Camp Volunteer

Time

Mon-Fri Mornings July 8th-August 1st

Location

Johns Island Outreach Center

Job Description

Volunteers assist with the YIC Summer Camp. Volunteers will help plan and execute daily activities for the children.

Qualifications

Teaching experience is a plus.

Supervisor

Wendy Matrisciani

 

Interested in giving back? Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach welcomes volunteers who would like to give back to the community and support our mission to share blessings and change lives. See below for our current volunteer opportunities and fill out our online volunteer application form to APPLY NOW!

To complete a volunteer application:

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Download, print, complete and mail or bring your application form Printable Volunteer Applicaiton to:

Our Lady of Mercy Outreach
1684 Brownswood Road
P.O. Box 607
Johns Island, SC 29457

For more information on volunteer opportunities listed above contact :

Maria Gurovich, outreach volunteer coordinator at 843-559-4109

For volunteer opportunities in the Wellness Center (health & dental areas) contact:

Jakki Jefferson, coordinator 843-559-4493