Caring for Friends – AmeriCorps Member Service Hours Opportunity

Posted by Caring for Friends on April 7, 2020

Caring for Friends ( is an organization that provides food boxes and meals to folks in the greater Philadelphia area. Their volunteer numbers are down with everything going on. If you know of other programs/members looking for additional service opportunities while their sites and service hours are impacted, contact Jeannette Fournier at or 215-464-2224 (office), 202-295-7936 (cell).

AmeriCorps Volunteer Opportunity
Caring for Friends welcomes AmeriCorps volunteers whose host offices have been closed due to the coronavirus.
Site hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday & 10:00am -2:00 pm Saturday
Relevant descriptions are available here:

Currently we have the most need in our warehouse managing volunteer groups, food sorting and stocking and working directly with our Executive Chairman to ensure that warehouse operations are running smoothly.

Onsite Supervisor – Lisa Locante, Office Manager (timesheets, incident reports, and general inquiries)
Off-site AmeriCorps Administrator – Jeannette Fournier, Executive Director (AmeriCorps administration, general point of contact, incident reports, questions)

Caring for Friends needs the following information from volunteers:
Name (First/Last):
Cell Phone:
Signed Caring for Friends’ Volunteer Waiver Volunteer available here:
Copies of background checks completed as part of AmeriCorps

Questions? Contact Jeannette Fournier at contact info above.

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