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People’s Emergency Center (PEC) Gloria’s Place, 3902 Spring Garden Street
The Homeless Health Initiative (HHI) is a volunteer health outreach program that provides free healthcare and health-related services to families living in local emergency housing shelters. Dedicated volunteers from the HHI offer free, high-quality medical and dental care, health education, and other services to shelter residents in the Philadelphia area.
Kids Art Program is a therapeutic weekly program where children in shelter find joy, healing, creativity, problem solving skills, empowerment and team work through classes in art and crafts. Please let us know if you have a specific talent you would like to share; however, no experience is necessary.
In this role, HHI volunteers are expected to assist the Kids Art Program group leaders to facilitate programming activities by:
Thursdays, 3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.
HHI volunteers assist Fun Friday Art group leaders with facilitating programming.
SPARK is a weekly fitness and nutrition program for children, empowering them to make healthy choices.
In this weekly, hourlong discussion workshop, parents/caregivers can talk with pediatric healthcare providers about common health topics.