USA - BELL GARDENS, CA
Help Make Community Connections!
Cristo Rey Lutheran is looking for Spanish-speaking volunteers to connect with the community in preparation for their church dedication and back to school community event. This volunteer team will conduct community scans, assist with focus groups, and participate in the outreach events. In addition to this kick-off event, the congregation will be hosting another event at Christmas.
DATES: July 30 - August 5, 2018
Volunteers Needed: 2 - 4
Qualifications/Skills: Conversational fluency in Spanish is required.
Preferred: Experience in cross-cultural outreach
Optional: Musicians to participate in worship: Guitar, Piano, and Drums
Anticipated Activities: Community survey in Spanish. Translation assistance for focus groups. Assist with the Dedication/Back-to-School event.
Volunteer Application Deadline:
June 20, 2018
READY TO MAKE
Housing: Congregation will provide housing.
Meals: Congregation will provide at least one meal per day.
Transportation: Congregation will provide daily transportation.
Volunteer Fundraising: Volunteers have the option of fundraising for airfare if arrangements are made through Kingdom Workers.
Cultural Considerations: Bell Gardens is a low-income area, with population at 93% Hispanic, and a large number o f undocumented immigrants.
Volunteer Safety Concerns: Volunteers will be asked to go into designated neighborhoods as teams to meet and survey community members.