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Opportunity Details

Front Desk Receptionist

Join the Volunteer Center team as a receptionist and support volunteers and program participants to create a welcoming environment. Our bussiest programs are:
  • Literacy Program - volunteers tutor adults in English
  • Court Community Service Program - providing opportunity for people to work off fines or traffic tickets
  • Friends Outside - providing support and resources to people impacted by the criminal justice system.
  • Adopt a Family - supporting families in need during the holidays
  • Volunteer Engagement - outreach to nonprofit partners and assist volunteers 
As a volunteer receptionist you are the first person people interact with when they call or come into our office. Personable and organized volunteers to assist the office manager with the following duties:
  • Answering inbound calls
  • Meeting and greeting Volunteer Center program participants and direct them to the proper department
  • Assisting with mailings and other administrative tasks
  • Collaborating on event planning
  • Special projects
How Will The Volunteer Make A Difference in The Community? The Volunteer Center is dedicated to transforming our community and ourselves through volunteerism and empowering everyone to be the difference. We operate 22 community based programs that deliver critical services to people in need, and additionally refer prospective volunteers looking for positions to nonprofit agencies across Santa Cruz. As a volunteer office assistant, your support is vital in helping our organization meet our mission and connecting people with meaningful service opportunities in our community.

Shift days, times, and the expected time commitment:  
We have two shifts daily, Monday - Friday: 
Mornings from 9am to 1pm & Afternoons from 1pm to 4pm (some flexability for start and end times).

Location of the Volunteer Opportunity: 
Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County, 1740 17th Ave Santa Cruz 95062

You can call Irasema at:   (831)427-5070

Family Services, Internships & Employment
Families, Immigrants, Refugees or Ethnic Groups, Offenders/Ex-offenders, People with Disabilities
Administrative Support/Clerical,Other,Safe Space

Age Minimum (with Adult): 16+, Minimum Age:16+, Skills: Customer Rel. / Front Desk / Reception, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed

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Volunteers needed through 6/30/2024
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
Irasema Hernandez

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Contact the Volunteer Center

1740 17th Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Phone: 831-427-5070

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