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Meybel C.

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2 reviews

Review for LA CASA DE LAS MADRES, San Francisco, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

La Casa de las Madres has a very special place in my heart. Not only does La Casa offer a wealth of comprehensive services through their shelter program, they also tailor services to the individual. The "no judgements" culture significantly improves the quality of services presented by their advocates. I went through their shelter training program as a volunteer several years ago, and what I learned about myself in the 40 hrs of class was life-altering. It taught me that no matter what you see on the outside on an individual, inside we are all fighting the daily battle of survival so we need to help each other out despite our preconceived notions about how people should handle difficult situations. The most valuable lesson: listen... then, listen some more.

Role:  Volunteer

Review for LA CASA DE LAS MADRES, San Francisco, CA, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

Very thorough 40 hour training to help out at shelter. The main idea behind this group is empowerment and lack of judgement for their clients.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

Role:  Volunteer