Volunteering and Support
HOGWC&M will need your help in varies ways. We have several positions that must be filled in order to operate effectively.
HOGWC&M is seeking a house manager with experience working
with disadvantaged populations, crisis situations and managing
other people. Two years of experience is required. The
house manager will ensure that HOGWC&M runs smoothly. The
manager is responsible for seeing that HOGWC&M is adequately
stocked with food, medicine and cleaning supplies. The manager
also creates schedules for cooking, cleaning, group therapy
and recreational events. In addition, HOGWC&M is seeking a
house manager who knows how to create documents, memos,
spreadsheets and use database software. Training will also be
provided. The house managers need to have a valid state
driver's license, as the person may need to drive clients to
appointments, make emergency pickups at the hospital or go to
court. Part-time with
shifts from 5pm - 1am and 1am to 8am. Weekend availability
preferred.Please contact the director for more
Adopt a Family
Your family has the opportunity to bring joy to a homeless
family served by Hem of Garment Women's Center & Ministries.
Consider adopting a homeless family that is located in HOGWC&M
Program. You can donate to them by providing gift cards,
clothes, and varies other items. The families need school
supplies for their children, pampers and many other items.
When you adopt a family, a list of the family needs will be
e-mailed to you along with information aboout the family.
Please send your donations to the corporate office at:
Hem of Garment Women's Center and Ministries Inc.
9520 Berger Rd.
Columbia, MD 21046
Become a Mentor by:
•Participating in the initial Mentor Training sessions and
ongoing educational opportunities sponsored by HOGWC&M.
•Collaborating with the HOGWC&M Case Manager for ongoing
assessment of family needs and progress.
•Providing hospitality and welcoming for client families new
to the Program.
•Participating in the development of an individualized service
plan that includes long and short term goals.
•Visiting weekly (or as needed) with the client family in
their home. Provide skill development in budgeting assistance,
savings planning, and general money management.
•Arranging assistance in applying for jobs, education/training
programs, and other community supports.
•Providing companionship, listening, spiritual and emotional
•Contributing household maintenance tips.
•Arranging parenting education or assistance.
•Providing guidance and sponsorship in scouting, library, park
district, or other community-based recreational services.
•Arranging the connection with Program Partner support for
furniture, child care, employment, transportation, home
maintenance needs, etc.
•Reporting any unusual incidents to case manager.
•Maintaining strict confidentiality and dignity in service
If you are interested in coodinating charity events for
HOGWC&M such as Gala's, Balls, and even community events, this
volunteering opportunity is for you. HOGWC&M welcomes
individuals who are interested in assisting in funding the
program and helps others within the community.
If you are interested in any of the volunteering opportunities
above, please e-mail the Director, Sherika Sadler at
email@example.com for more information for more