Good Deeds Corps Position Description

General Statement of Requirements

Volunteers who have completed an interview process, had federally required background checks, signed all required documents, and participated in training provided by JFS are eligible to be Good Deeds Corps Volunteers. Good Deeds Corps volunteers are matched with individuals who are clients of JFS needing one time or short term assistance at their homes, or are in need of transportation to medical appointments. All clients have had an assessment by a professional staff member of JFS. The volunteer provides the service requested and reports on the time and status to JFS social worker involved. Duties may include but are not limited to: transportation to medical appointments, single episode light home maintenance generally able to be performed by an unlicensed or trained professional, such as changing lightbulbs, or other minor home repair, assistance with organizing and sorting through bills or other paperwork, etc. Professional staff members of the agency provide assessment, matching, oversite. Volunteers commit only to the time and geographical location of each specific request.


  • Complete all required paperwork at time of enrollment
  • Provide service to client. Time commitment generally from one hour to several hours in the case of a medical appointment. Services are arranged at a mutually convenient time between the client and the volunteer.
  • Submit the number of hours volunteered including all contacts with client and related activities, such as travel, telephone contact, activities related to the volunteer assignment (reimbursable purchase of light bulbs for example)
  • Promptly report any concerns observed, or affecting volunteer’s ability to honor their commitment
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Other duties as assigned and mutually agreed to

Training, Supervision, and Evaluation

  • Attend JFS of SHW orientation and training sessions
  • Report on volunteer episode to JFS Social Worker arranging the assignment
  • Complete volunteer satisfaction surveys as requested


  • Possess good interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Bring educational or relevant life experience
  • Be open to learning, improving, and growing through relationships
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, and a good driving record if transporting clients

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