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United Christian Ministries of Jackson County


Contact: Joyce Pope, Director of Outreach

Address: 191 Skyland Drive
Sylva, NC 28779

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Fax Number: 828-586-8228

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Office Hours: 10:00a.m-3:00p.m., Monday, Thursday, Friday;
12:30pm-5:00p.m. Tuesday;
10:00am-12:30pm Wednesday

Location: Take Hwy 107 North to Business 23 North. Turn left at the light by McDonald's, proceed 600 feet to a brick house on the left, which is 191 Skyland Drive

Agency Description: An interdenominational crisis ministry, UCM helps Jackson County people who have urgent physical, economic, social, and spiritual needs. On an emergency basis, UCM offers food, clothing, and other forms of assistance. UCM also works closely with appropriate county, state, and federal agencies to acquire various forms of aid.

Training: The director and various counselors will train volunteers while working.

Time Commitment: At least 2 hrs. a day/work as often as you choose.

Skills, Experience, and Special Requirements: This is a very people-oriented job, it is important that volunteers enjoy talking to people.

Volunteer Involvement: Masks are required. Volunteers may stock food, pick up and deliver donated furniture, and sort linens, dishes, blankets, & other donated items. Office volunteers may help with filing, answering phones, and cleaning. Other volunteers may serve as counselors. There is a need for someone to enter data.

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