USA - BELL GARDENS, CA
Help Make Community Connections This Christmas!
Cristo Rey Lutheran is looking for Spanish-speaking volunteers to connect with the community in preparation for their Christmas Posada event.
DATES: December 18 - 23, 2018
Volunteers Still Needed: 1 to 2
Qualifications/Skills: Conversational fluency in Spanish is required.
Preferred: Experience in cross-cultural outreach
Optional: Musicians to participate in worship (guitar, piano, drums)
Anticipated Activities: Volunteers will conduct a community survey in Spanish to gather information about the needs and opportunities in the neighborhood surrounding the church. Volunteers will also assist with focus groups and help with the Posada event at the end of the week.
READY TO MAKE
Housing: Congregation will provide housing.
Transportation: Congregation will provide daily transportation.
Volunteer Fundraising: Volunteers have the option of fundraising for airfare if arrangements are made through Kingdom Workers. (Airfare is estimated at $500, but varies based on departure city) NOTE: Travel costs will be higher during the Christmas season, so it's best to arrange flights early.
Invite others to join your personal support network and become part of your team!
Cultural Considerations: Bell Gardens is a low-income area, with population of 93% Hispanic.
Volunteer Safety Concerns: Volunteers should take safety precautions as in any city and will go into designated neighborhoods in teams to meet and survey community members.