Providing emergency grants to those in need
We ask our volunteers to offer a minimum of eight hours every month to support our ministry.
… greets and welcomes clients, copies required documents, answers phone calls, and schedules interviews
… completes the intake application, ensures that photocopies of required documents are attached to the application, and advises clients of additional resources in the community
.. . calls clients 60 days after assistance to check on housing status
… schedules and records volunteer hours and provides needed equipment and supplies at the office
… serves as webmaster for the Community Ministry website and advises on computer maintenance issues
… maintains list of affiliated churches, contacting them as necessary to coordinate donations and to solicit volunteers, and maintains connections with other agencies who collaborate with Community Ministry in providing services to our clients
… coordinates with Community Ministry president to prepare and submit grant proposals, and assists with the maintenance of grant-related records
… proposes and coordinates fund-raising events to supplement church donations and grants in the funding of services to our client/s
— prepares brochures and other media for the dissemination of information about Community Ministry, and works with news media to enhance public awareness of the needs of persons such as our clients.