Sunshine is a free telephone reassurance program to check on the well-being of seniors (60 plus), the homebound or disabled (can be younger). Volunteers assist by making calls to seniors & housebound individuals. Sunshine service is provided seven days a week between the hours of 7:30am & 5:00pm.
This program is designed to support questions and concerns of families, while providing access to resources and supports. Volunteers assist with making phone calls and doing intakes with families (requires good communication skills, bilingual a plus).
Supporting callers who are in distress (requires extensive training).
Help out during natural & man made events- may need phone bank help.
Classroom facilitators to teach financial literacy and employment readiness skills to young adults ages 15-24 via remote learning or in classrooms.
This is a project to bring older residents of PBC living in independent or assisted living facilities into engagement with the larger community and to fight isolation. Nonprofits bring tasks that can be completed in a group setting to residents such as assembling kits, stuffing envelopes, etc. Volunteer needed to help with coordination and scheduling. …
Our volunteers are a critical part of our programs, and help us to extend our reach in the community, as well as magnify our impact.
Sam Dratch was just 36 years old when he died on October 6, 2018. He was a graduate of the Maret School in Washington, DC, Vassar College and the University of Michigan Law School. He was a tenacious, dedicated proud Palm Beach County Public Defender, devoted to fighting for the rights of the underrepresented. Sam…
Looking for a way to get involved with the Women’s Foundation? The Professional Development Committee is planning for 2021 and always looking for new members! Join us tomorrow via Zoom from 6-8pm to set our plan for the next year! Email [email protected] if you are interested.
YOUNG WOMEN WHO WIN This one-on-one mentor program supports the educational, life and career goals of students in Palm Beach County. Volunteer mentors are matched with female youth in middle and high schools to provide guidance, inspiration and real-life experience in a trusting environment, with the goal of empowering young women to prevent absenteeism, develop coping mechanisms…