My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Cherry Street Mission Ministries, Toledo, OH, USA
Have now been volunteering at Cherry St. Mission Ministries for a few years. It amazes me the capacity the staff has to meet the needs of shelter and food for the most vulnerable in our community. It has been my great pleasure to get acquainted with the staff and be of encouragement to them as they work tirelessly to make a difference with the individuals they serve. The ultimate goal is not to ONLY provide shelter and a meal but to provide solutions to whatever need an individual may have. The staff is being successful in their quest to not only provide emergency rescue but also restore and realease their guest in victory.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
Have been able to build lasting relationships with several guests that received services at Cherry St. Mission and are now living independant and successfully!
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Increase the number of trained staff to guest ratio! I'd need funding to pull it off, but that would be optimal! Maybe volunteers could work shifts WITH the train staff..... But increasing the number of positive role models to guest ratio
Would you volunteer for this group again?
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What one change could this group make that would improve your volunteer experience?
Help volunteers understand the variety of opportunities that exist and after an experience, offer via emal another opportunity. Volunteer retention.
Did your volunteer experience have an effect on you? (teaching you a new skill, or introducing new friends, etc.)
This has been some of the most fulfilling work to date! Having interpersonal skill and utilizing them where they are so needed!
How did this volunteer experience make you feel?
Felt like my time/talent/treasure was put to good use! GREAT!