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Attention New Orleans Students & Residents!
Volunteer Opportunities to help with Hepatitis C Outreach!!!

The Siren To Wail Hepatitis C Awareness Organization is looking for volunteers to help with the following. If you are skilled in any of these areas please call 891-4166 or fill out the email form at the bottom of the page.

We're looking for special people who are interested in helping others and making a difference. There are a variety of volunteer jobs available and we attempt to match you with a position that will meet your needs and optimize your talents. Schedule based on demand

Special Events (Short Term): Provides time limited support for special events or programs, such as set up and registration, Ticket taking, working auction's, providing transportation picking up auction items food or people. Help with short-term projects like mass mailings, data processing, researching information, phone calls, etc. Very flexible hours: can be structured around your schedule and agency needs.

Office Assistant: Time obligation is negotiable but a 6-month commitment is needed. Must have some computer skills to do data entry in EpiInfo. Light office work and answering phones.

Discussion Group Leader: Lead a support/discussion group for people with hepatitis C 1-2 times a month. Training and supervision are provided but does require someone who has good people skills, is a strong role model, and will operate within the guidelines of Siren To Wail. Requires a commitment of at least 6 months and must be willing to take phone calls from new and existing group members in between meetings. New leaders are especially needed in the city of New Orleans, The West bank and in the North Shore.

Telephone Buddy: Provides support to a newly diagnosed client over the phone for a time-limited period. Must be Hep C-challenged individual who will be a good role model and provide helpful information and encouragement. (This is not a counseling program.) Training and on-going supervision provided. Must be willing to attend quarterly training/supervision sessions and keep time sheet of calls. Time commitment of 6 months or longer with 1-2 hours a week per Telephone Buddy needed.

Spanish Translator/Consultant: Reviews translations for accuracy, assists with verbal language translations when needed, acts as a liaison/consultant to the Hispanic community in public awareness efforts. Requires strong bilingual skills. Computer skills helpful. Time commitment of 4-8 hours a month, flexible schedule, work from home possible.

Fundraising Committee Head: Assists with fund raising ideas and activities. Attend bimonthly committee meetings and help with fund raising projects. A background in finance, fund raising, or business as well as creative thinking would be helpful. Time obligation is negotiable but a 6-month commitment is needed.

Volunteer Coordinator: Recruits and helps to train and monitor volunteers. Good communication and organizational skills needed, with enthusiasm and sense of humor a plus. Will help design and get this program up and running. Requires a time commitment of at least 6 months, minimum of one half day a week. Some activities can be completed from home.

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