We are always in need of passionate individuals who want to make a positive impact by helping CLARE|MATRIX save lives through recovery. This is a rewarding opportunity to help and be part of the recovery community. After reviewing the opportunities outlined below, please contact us at [email protected] for next steps. 

PPW Volunteer

Pregnant and Postpartum Women’s Program (PPW) provides an apartment-like setting for up to 20 women and 10 children. Women live with their children and benefit from individual and group therapy and counseling sessions with specialized focus on parenting and life skills.

 Area: Postpartum and Pregnant Women’s Treatment Program 1023 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405

Summary of Positon: Volunteers are needed to assist the PPW team with administrative duties and childcare.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Administrative tasks
    • Support answering phones and minimal administrative duties
  • Childcare
    • Supervise babies while mommies attend 12-step meetings as part of their program
    • Ability to work a night shift is preferred
  • Mommy Appointments
    • With appropriate pre-screening, accompany mommies to appointments

Requirements:

  • Childcare experience a plus.
  • Strong telephone communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Must be comfortable taking direction and working unassisted.
  • Livescan: Volunteers in this position are exposed to sensitive information. CLARE|MATRIX reserves the right to refuse to work with a volunteer, or dismiss a current volunteer, based on the results of the Livescan service.
  • Visitor Confidentiality Agreement: Volunteers in this position will be exposed to sensitive information and must sign a Confidentiality Agreement.

MUST PROVIDE 3-4 REFERENCES TO BE CONSIDERED.

Time Requirements and Schedule:

  • Total time requirement: One, 3-4 hour shift per week.
  • Days of the Week: At least one shift per week- Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-2pm, 2pm-6pm, and 6pm-9pm. Tuesday, Thursday 10am-2pm, 2pm-6pm, and 6pm-9pm. Saturday 10am-1pm and 1pm-3:30pm.
  • A sign-in sheet for volunteers will be provided in order for us to keep track of volunteer service.

 

WTP Volunteer

Women’s Treatment Program (WTP) provides a stable living environment for up to 40 women for up to 90-days. 10 beds are also available for women who are pregnant. Clients receive group and individual therapy sessions and resources.

Area: Women’s Treatment Program 844 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90405

Summary of Position: Volunteers are needed to provide assistance with administrative duties and supporting persons in care with educational materials including employment applications, resumes, and cover letters.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Run groups and assist with new intakes
  • Answering phones and assisting with other administrative duties assigned by Program Manager
  • Assisting clients with constructing resumes and cover letters
  • Providing clients with job-interview etiquette tips and interview practice
  • Job-searching; filling out job applications

Requirements:

  • Strong telephone communication skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Must be comfortable taking direction and working unassisted.
  • Livescan: Volunteers in this position are exposed to sensitive information. CLARE|MATRIX reserves the right to refuse to work with a volunteer, or dismiss a current volunteer, based on the results of the Livescan service.
  • Visitor Confidentiality Agreement: Volunteers in this position will be exposed to sensitive information and must sign a Confidentiality Agreement.

MUST PROVIDE 3-4 REFERENCES TO BE CONSIDERED.

Time Requirements and Schedule:

  • Total time requirement: One, 3-4 hour shift per week.
  • Days of the Week: At least one shift per week- Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am-2pm and 2pm-6pm. Tuesday, Friday 10am-2pm, 2pm-6pm, and 6pm-9pm. Saturday 10am-1pm and 1pm-3:30pm.
  • A sign-in sheet for volunteers will be provided in order for us to keep track of volunteer service.

 

Admissions Volunteer

Admissions assesses and directs more than 20,000 calls annually for treatment services.

Area:  Admissions Department 1002 Pico Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90405

Summary of Position: A Greeter Volunteer is responsible for welcoming and engaging guests in a warm and friendly manner, and providing support for on-site staff. Greeters will need to be comfortable taking direction and working unassisted.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Call Center and Admissions to monitor flow of clients to and from the Main Admissions area.
  • Welcome all guests arriving in the lobby with a warm and friendly greeting.
  • Upon arrival of guests, identify prospective clients and ask them to sign in.
  • Secondary duties may include scanning/copying documents, filing paperwork, making coffee, and assisting with any other office-related tasks.

Requirements:

  • Great customer service skills
  • Ability to engage guests in a friendly and welcoming demeanor
  • Good communication skills
  • Livescan: Volunteers in this position will work closely with clients and are exposed to sensitive information. CLARE|MATRIX reserves the right to refuse to work with a volunteer, or dismiss a current volunteer, based on the results of the Livescan service.
  • Visitor Confidentiality Agreement: Volunteers in this position will be exposed to sensitive information and must sign a Confidentiality Agreement.

MUST PROVIDE 3-4 REFERENCES TO BE CONSIDERED.

Time Requirements and Schedule:

  • Total time requirement: One, 3-4 hour shift per week.
  • Days of the Week: At least one shift per week- Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am-2pm and 2pm-6pm. Tuesday, Friday 10am-2pm, 2pm-6pm, and 6pm-9pm. Saturday 10am-1pm and 1pm-3:30pm.
  • A sign-in sheet for volunteers will be provided in Admissions in order for us to keep track of volunteer service.

 

MTP Volunteer

Men’s Treatment Program (MTP) accommodates up to 40 men for various lengths of stay. MTP provides group and individual therapy sessions and life skills activities.

Area:  Men’s Treatment Program 905 Pico Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90405 and Women’s Treatment Program 844 Pico Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90405, CLARE Outpatient 1334 Lincoln Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90401

Summary of Position: Volunteers are needed to provide assistance for clients seeking help with educational materials including employment applications, resumes, cover letters, GED tutoring, financial literacy assistance, and any other education-related tasks.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Support with transition planning from residential to back into the community
  • Assisting clients with constructing resumes and cover letters
  • Providing clients with job-interview etiquette tips and interview practice
  • Job-searching; filling out job applications
  • Referring clients to any relevant resources
  • Assisting clients with becoming bankable; building and repairing credit

Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills; ability to work well with others
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Basic job-search and application techniques
  • Must be reliable and sensitive to the needs of others
  • Willing to work directly with clients, one on one or with small groups
  • Must be comfortable taking direction and working unassisted.
  • Livescan: Volunteers in this position work directly with clients and are exposed to sensitive information. CLARE|MATRIX reserves the right to refuse to work with a volunteer, or dismiss a current volunteer, based on the results of the Livescan service.
  • Visitor Confidentiality Agreement: Volunteers in this position will be exposed to sensitive information and must sign a Confidentiality Agreement.

MUST PROVIDE 3-4 REFERENCES TO BE CONSIDERED.

Time Requirements and Schedule:

  • Total time requirement: One, 3-4 hour shift per week.
  • Days of the Week: At least one shift per week- Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am-2pm and 2pm-6pm. Tuesday, Friday 10am-2pm, 2pm-6pm, and 6pm-9pm. Saturday 10am-1pm and 1pm-3:30pm.
  • A sign-in sheet for volunteers will be provided in order for us to keep track of volunteer service.

 

To apply, contact [email protected]