District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Christ House (Washington DC)

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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Mary Schaller Blaufuss
Team Leader, Global Sharing of Resources
700 Prospect Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44115