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Are you 55 years or older and looking for a paid training program?
The Human Services Center Mon Valley in Turtle Creek is looking to fill a Senior Aide position through the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh’s Urban Senior Job Program. Participants will train for 20 hours per week at HSC Mon Valley’s front desk. Ideal participants will have customer service, clerical, and computer experience.
To qualify for Urban League’s Urban Senior Job Program, individuals must be:
- 55 years or older
- Income eligible
- Resident of Allegheny County
- Currently unemployed
- Seeking part-time or full-time employment
- Participate in and follow all Urban League Urban Senior Job Program Requirements (weekly job searches, individualized employment plans, evaluations, trainings, etc.)
Individuals must possess or be able to obtain Act33/34 and FBI clearances in order to train at HSC Mon Valley.
If you, or someone you know, might be interested in participating in this paid training program, please contact Abbie Godollei (firstname.lastname@example.org) or 412-436-9537.
Volunteers are needed for general office duties, maintenance, and various other tasks. Individual volunteers and volunteer teams are welcome!
To apply to be a volunteer, please complete the Volunteer Application located here. Please contact Stephanie Eson at email@example.com or 412-829-7112 for more information.
Pantry Network of Eastern Suburbs
Volunteers are needed to assist stocking shelves, registering clients, and escorting and assisting patrons as they shop for their goods. Volunteer hours are flexible, but Pantry distribution days are the second Saturday of the month from 8:30AM to 10:30AM. For more information, please contact Stephanie Eson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-829-7112.
Youth Programs Volunteer
Volunteers are needed to assist the Youth LIFE After-School Program staff any time between the hours of 4:00PM to 7:00PM, Monday-Thursday, September through May. Tasks would include helping students with homework and academic activities, in addition to becoming mentors to various ages of youth. Volunteers must possess current Act 33/34 clearances. To apply to be a volunteer, please complete the application located here. For more information, please contact Nikki Polliard at 412-829-7112 or email@example.com.
KOOL Chaperone Volunteer
Volunteers are needed to help chaperone various field trips during the KOOL Summer Program, every Friday, from early July to mid-August. Volunteers must possess current Act 33/34 clearances. For more information, please contact Nikki Polliard at 412-829-7112 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emerging Leaders Program Volunteer
Professionals are needed in various fields that would be willing to volunteer a few hours of their time with seniors in high school! Every year, the students participate in job shadows, job tours, presentations, and/or informational interviews with professionals in their fields of interest. We are always looking for engaging individuals that would like to share their expertise and knowledge in their careers. For more information, please contact Kaelynn Hillegass at 412-829-7112 or email@example.com.
Youth Support Intern (Youth Programs) – looking for TWO interns
The Youth Learning In a Fun Environment (Youth LIFE) After-School Program, a program of the HSCMV, is seeking a student (preferably a social work/direct practice student) for fall through spring to help carry out the functions of the program and assist the youth participants. Responsibilities include organizing and planning the HSCMV’s Lights on After-School event, implementing an internet-based math and reading curriculum, developing and implementing current event, cultural, science, and other supplemental activities, assisting in reviewing participants’ files and progress, and mentoring the first-fifth grade participants. The interns may also be required to implement an evidence-based, best practice bullying prevention curriculum – Second Step for 1-5 graders. The Second Step curriculum is a comprehensive program for promoting emotional and social competencies and reducing bullying problems in elementary aged children. Second Step is designed to be taught two or more times per week for a minimum of 30-40 minutes per day. Systematic, developmentally based lessons, materials, and instructions are provided to facilitate emotional literacy, self-control, and social competence. Ideally, the internship will be at least three days per week from approximately 2:00PM-7:00PM. However, 4 days from 3:00PM-7:00PM would be acceptable. Any needed variations to days and times of the internship can be further discussed in an interview. The student must be available from September through the end of April. Based on individual interests and schedule, additional opportunities may also be available. A modest stipend is provided with this internship. For more information please contact Leah O’Reilly at firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes and cover letters MUST be emailed.