District of Columbia
Christ House (Washington DC)
UCC Volunteer Ministries' Twin Map Project visits Christ House.
Mission: residential medical facility for homeless men and women who are too sick to be on the street or in shelters but not sick enough to stay in the hospital. Round-the-clock medical care, social services, meals, structured activities, clothing, and a place to recover are provided. Housing is sought for patients upon their discharge. www.christhouse.org
Volunteer Position: staff nurse, nursing assistant, social worker, community builder, generalist and maintenance assistant.
Period: mid-August - Early August
Apply by: March 15; positions often fill early in spring
Housing: Intentional Community among volunteers in Emmanuel House near Christ House
Minimum Age: 19 years
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