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HERE in Jackson County

Contact:  Bob Cochran
Mailing Address: PO Box 403 
Sylva, NC 28779
Phone Number: 828-357-7259
Email Address: info@hereinjacksoncounty.org
Website Address: www.hereinjacksoncounty.org
Office Hours: staff available 8:30am-5:00pm Monday-Friday
Directions: 77 Eastgate Drive, Sylva
From campus, take NC-107 toward Sylva. Turn right on Business 23 at Bogarts. Follow the road for ~1 mile. Turn on to Eastgate Drive just past the hospital. The office is located near Eastgate Pharmacy.
Agency Description: HERE in Jackson County provides housing case management services and seasonal temporary shelter to households experiencing homelessness in Jackson County.
Training: provided on an as-needed basis
Time Commitment: varies

Skills, Experience, and
Special Requirements:

no special skills needed for most projects 
Volunteer Involvement: HERE is looking for volunteers to help with multiple ongoing and upcoming programs. They are currently recruiting volunteers to (a) sign up to deliver meals from the Community Table to the winter shelter on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays between November & April; (b) prepare dinner for shelter residents when the Community Table is closed on Wednesdays between November & April; (c) conduct community outreach to raise awareness around homelessness, housing insecurity, and the agencies services. 

 

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