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M.E.R.C.Y. Communities: Child Care Volunteer

2/19/2013  8:00 am

Contact Name for this Volunteer Position

Shelly Weatherhol


Organization Address

344 North 5th Street
Springfield, IL 62701


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Description of the Mission

M.E.R.C.Y.'s mission is to provide housing and supportive services to foster independence and self-sufficiency to single parents that are homeless or at risk for being homeless.  The MERCY program focuses on four pillars of self-sufficiency: Housing, Life Skills Parenting, and Financial Management.


Brief Description of the Volunteer Position

To provide child care while our parents attend Learning Sessions on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:45pm until 7:15pm


Time Committment of the Position

Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:45pm until 7:15pm


Is a Background Check Required for this Position?