ACORN (Association of Community Organization for Reform Now)
15 locations in low income neighborhoods please check agency website or call for appropriate placements
Contact person: Peter Kuhns: Head Neighborhood Organizer
E-mail contact persons: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact hours: Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm.
Agency URL (web address): http://www.acorn.org
Services or activities: Organizing middle to low income people to fight for social change. Clients are also members.
Ages and ethnicity of those served: Mostly low to moderate income Africa American and Latino workers. Approximately 3000 members.
Length of minimum commitment: Flexible
Hours per week: Flexible: primarily evening hours
Formal training program: No: for short term volunteers training is on-the-job
Personal qualities of volunteers: Outgoing, like working with people. Are on the lookout for people who are bilingual or like to work with computers.
Required skills/qualities: Outgoing, like working with people.
Direct supervision: Yes, daily
Supervision entails: Daily check-ins.
Additional comments: None.