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What is right to be done cannot be done too soon.
(Jane Austen (1775-1817), British novelist. Mr. Weston in Emma, ch. 23 (1816).)
 
Volunteer opportunities:
We need you!  As CCCI has increased in scope, we need your expertise and your willingness to give time to our many projects.  
 
 Volunteer Stateside
Host Families...
are needed for children and adults awaiting surgery and post surgery.  Host families are responsible for oversight of hospital visits and basic home-care after surgery.  Families hosting doctors arrange transport to hospitals for training.
Hosting can be shared between families and can last from a week to a few months.
 
Hospital Sitters...
are needed to visit and play with children post surgery as well as receive doctors' orders for discharge.
 
Home sitters...
are needed to take the children out to the park or sit for a few hours to give host families respite in the event of long term recovery.
 
Transportation...
is needed for visiting medical professionals to and from hospitals.
 
Interpreters...
are needed  for phone translation and hospital visits.  Current language needs are Spanish and Amharic.
 
Office Workers...
are needed for administrative work, data processing, web site design and maintenance. We need help with  newsletters, computer issues, financial reports and accounting.