This position is sponsored by Strong City Baltimore in Baltimore, MD; and the VISTA member will serve with The Pro Bono Counseling Project in Towson, MD. Strong City sponsors 20 VISTA projects at nonprofit, government, and community organizations throughout Baltimore City and Maryland.
Established in 1969 to help neighborhoods become safer, better places to live, Strong City's mission is to build and strengthen neighborhoods and people. Strong City will provide support to The Pro Bono Counseling Project and the VISTA member throughout the year, including recruitment, training, resources, and professional development opportunities, and meetings. The Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP) is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation founded with the goal of connecting uninsured and under-insured low-income Marylanders with compassionate and qualified mental health professionals who provide care on a volunteer basis at no cost.
Since its founding, PBCP has helped over 30,000 individuals and families throughout Maryland connect with volunteer counselors and obtain the mental health care they could not otherwise afford. Presently, PBCP has over 700 volunteer clinicians all over the state of Maryland who give over 9,000 hours of their time each year.
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended , Permits working at another job during off hours . Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development , Community Outreach , Health . Skills :
Public Speaking , Recruitment , Social Services , Computers/Technology , General Skills , Leadership , Communications , Non-Profit Management , Fund raising/Grant Writing , Community Organization , Writing/Editing , Team Work .