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Real Change Fellowship To Fight Poverty (The Power To End Poverty)

July 12, 2019, 3 a.m. - May 31, 2020, 3 a.m. EDT

We are looking for the next generation of activists and leaders in fighting poverty at home and abroad. The REAL Change Organizing and Advocacy Fellowship is a hands-on training program for young people between the ages of 18-30. During the yearlong program, fellows learn how to work with the media, their communities, and policymakers to create change.REAL Change participants receive a crash course in advocacy at the RESULTS International Conference in Washington, DC. After three days of coaching and inspiration, fellows spend the final day of the conference on Capitol Hill and speak directly with members of Congress and their staff. Throughout the rest of the year, fellows receive ongoing training on biweekly calls. They hone their advocacy skills by taking actions ranging from writing letters to the editor to hosting events to meeting with their members of Congress in-district. More information on the fellowship details here ( for creating change and fighting poverty.Ability to commit an average of 6 hours per week.Commitment to join biweekly conference calls on Wednesday nights and monthly national calls on Saturday afternoons.Preference given to those with past experience in student or community activism, political campaigns, or other anti-poverty or social justice focused activities.Be between the ages of 18 - 30 at the start of the Fellowship.Attend the RESULTS International Conference in July in Washington, DC. RESULTS will cover flights, hotels, and some meals. There is a $200 fee to cover certain activities which cannot be waived. RESULTS will provide resources to help Fellows fundraise the $200 fee.APPLICATION:The application for the 2019-2020 REAL Change class is now open ( contact Carly Pildis at with any questions.Check us out on Twitter #REALChanger.

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City Wide Opportunity
Phoenix, Arizona 85003

St. Mary's Food Bank - Client Distribution

St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance

Sept. 9, 2019, 11:30 a.m. - Sept. 1, 2020, 2 p.m. EDT

St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance distributes 45,000 Emergency Food Boxes, at no cost, to individuals and families in need each month. A majority of those receiving Emergency Food Boxes includes the elderly, children, working families and the homeless.Possible jobs include checking in clients, loading carts with emergency food boxes and donated food, and assisting with overall program flow.INDIVIDUAL volunteers are able to register for open shifts at offer shifts Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30 - 4:30 pm.Shifts are flexible per request and according to staffing needs - please contact the Volunteer Engagement Team at 602-343-3128 or email Jvgonzales@firstfoodbank.orgLOCATION: St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance Knight Transportation Community Services Center 3131 W. Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85017MINIMUM AGE:- 16 years old- Youth 12-15 years old may volunteer with an adult present. Please contact the opportunity leader directly to sign up. No online registration required for minors. PARKING:VOLUNTEER PARKING IS LIMITED. PLEASE CARPOOL AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE! Additional parking located at 3020 W. Windsor Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85009 DRESS CODE:The comfort and safety of our volunteers is important. Due to health codes and safety reasons, a strict dress code is in effect.In order to participate, volunteers MUST wear:Closed-toed shoes (Sneakers suggested)Shirts with sleeves (Short or long sleeve - No tank tops, spaghetti straps, midriff or low-cut tops)Pants, jeans or workout attire. Shorts are allowed at a respectable length. (Must be no shorter than 7" above the knee)Please leave valuables, purses or backpacks in your vehicle for your safety and security. St. Mary’s Food Bank is not responsible for lost and/or stolen items brought into our facilities.We can’t wait for your visit!

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3131 W Thomas Rd
Phoenix, Arizona 85017

Plant a Tree ($1 a Tree)

Brightest (Climate)

Flexible times

Trees are the most efficient, natural carbon dioxide (CO2) absorbers on the planet. Planting a tree helps limit climate change, restart water cycles, keep deserts from spreading, and also provides vital natural resources to local communities. Every time you plant a tree on Brightest, you're making the world a little better (and more carbon neutral), while offsetting your personal carbon footprint. Each tree you plant offsets approximately 1% of a metric ton (MT) of CO2 each year. Healthy, protected trees live to be 50, 75, and often 100+ years old, making them one of nature's most important ecosystem protectors and climate change fighters. For easy reference, planting four to five new trees is equal to taking one car off the road for a year and neutralizing all its emissions and carbon footprint. By supporting this Brightest tree planting project, you'll help protect forest biodiversity, restore degraded land, fight climate change, and promote local economic development in front-line communities. Our partners work with local conservation groups, farmers, and tree planters in Brazil, California, Haiti, Peru, Madagascar, Mozambique, and Tanzania to establish sustainable agroforestry systems using native tree species, create good-paying green jobs, and help protect the local environment. Trees planted through Brightest are planted in partnership with The Brightest Foundation Incorporated, a US 501 (c)(3) public charity, EIN 83-3516335, alongside our local reforestation partner network. Any contribution you make to plant trees with us is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law.

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Amazônia, Codajás

Volunteer To Listen To People

Listen One

Flexible times

**It is important to read and understand all these expectations before you apply to become a Listener.**Listen.One exists because of three reasons; we believe we are made to love everyone, we believe in the Holy Spirit to guide us and we believe that Jesus can impact anyone’s life anywhere at anytime.The challenge for us is to love our neighbors - all our neighbors! It is difficult to love our neighbors who aren’t easy and convenient to love when our normal routines of life create comfort zones that keep us from meeting others. We believe that to start actively loving our neighbors starts with getting to know who they are.People are seeking to feel known and that takes time. Most of the time it is not just a few chat messages sent back and forth. It’s following up the next day to check in with them to see how they are doing. It’s about building relationships and that takes time to build trust and friendship. Think of this as a pen pal service using email, text messages and phone calls.The time commitment is about 2-5 hours per week. Volunteer Listeners all work from home and set their own schedule.To support our volunteer Listeners, we have weekly group phone calls with all Listeners to learn from other Listeners and ask questions of the group.Our guidelines for our Volunteer ListenersPray that the Holy Spirit guides you and helps you to be mentally present and that your conversations will be peaceful, non-judgmental and encouraging.Always set the time expectation with the Sharer. Make sure they know how much time you have to chat and when you will be able to chat next.Show the Sharer respect - do not multitask while chatting. Be comfortable and have fun but don’t jump into their talk with your opinions or your experiences. Don’t be distracted by your surroundings. Show this person that they are the most important person in your life at this moment. No preaching, no condemning, no judging, no advice.Acknowledge what the Sharer says. Use your imagination to put yourself in their shoes - not with your history but with theirs. Don’t think about how you would do things better or how you are going to offer a solution.Be curious!Ask specific clarifying questions around - Who? What? When? Where? You can also clarify what they said by simply asking "Are you saying that...? Restate what you hear.Get to know more about them: "Were you afraid?" "How did this change things for you?" "How did you deal with that?"If you are excited about joining our listening team, please take the time now to fill out our application form. This is the first step.Listen.One is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Please visit our website to learn more about us.

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637 S 48th Street
Tempe, Arizona 85281

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