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Resettlement Shop Volunteer

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Location: IRC office in Baltimore

Time Commitment: this volunteer position requires a time commitment of at least 3 hours per week during business hours (Monday to Friday, 8:45am to 5pm). We are looking for volunteers who can commit to the same time period each week for a minimum of 12 weeks. The weekly time commitment can range from the minimum 3 hours per week up to full-time hours. 

Responsibilities: the resettlement shop volunteer helps create a welcoming environment for our clients and guests. The volunteer must communicate with clients and donors in a friendly and professional manner. The volunteer must comply with all agency policies and protocol. 

Skills & Qualifications: volunteers must be culturally sensitive and respectful of diverse backgrounds; be willing to work with English language learners; self-motivated and comfortable working with little supervision; able to collaborate with others and work well as part of a team; able to handle sensitive client information confidently; organized with excellent time management skills; and be able to communicate effectively in English. Fluency in additional languages is helpful, but not required.  

How to Apply: please complete this short VolunteerBaltimore [at] Rescue.org (subject: Interested%20in%20becoming%20a%20resettlement%20shop%20volunteer, body: *Please%20include%20the%20following%20information%3A%20%0A%0A1.%20Your%20name%3A%20%0A%0A2.%20How%20did%20you%20hear%20about%20the%20IRC%3F%0A%0A3.%20Which%20info%20session%20are%20you%20able%20to%20attend%3F%20(Upcoming%20info%20session%20dates%20are%20listed%20here%3A%20https%3A%2F%2Fwww.rescue.org%2Fvolunteer-opportunities%2Fbaltimore-md)%0A%0A4.%20Why%20are%20you%20interested%20in%20becoming%20a%20resettlement%20shop%20volunteer%3F) (email form) to let us know you're interested and RSVP to the next volunteer information session. Upcoming info session dates are listed here