Opportunity Details

Hunger & Homelessness
Homeless

Age Minimum (with Adult): 21+, Minimum Age:21+

Street Outreach Volunteers Needed

Attention Homes is in need of more volunteers for our Street Outreach Program. Shifts will be M-F during the day. Volunteers must commit to a once a week, 2 hour shift OR be on the sublist. Here is a brief summary of what Outreach looks like right now. If you are interested or have any questions, please let me know!

Purpose of Street Outreach: "The purpose of outreach engagement is to build trust and rapport, encouraging the use of appropriate services for youth and connecting them with service providers including ourselves. Attention Homes Street Outreach Team is often the first point of contact for youth accessing our services."

Details for Volunteering

-Volunteers commit to one, 2 hour long shift per week OR a sublist with once a month availibity to fill in on needed shifts.

-We go out no matter the weather. Tolerance to heat or cold and appropriate clothing is essential.

-Shifts are Monday through Friday between 9am-5pm. (Exact shifts are currently in the process of being pinned down)

-One staff member and two volunteers start at the Library and walk a loop near downtown Boulder.

-We connect with and hand out items to anyone who approaches our wagon. This includes bottled water, sandwiches, hand warmers,

personal hygiene products and more.

-Volunteers and staff are required to wear masks. Anyone who approaches the Outreach team without a mask is offered one.

-This is often the first point of contact for youth using our services.

Please contact Mo through Volunteer Match or at mshirley@attentionhomes.org

*Volunteers must be 21 years old. Must pass an interview with staff. Must pass fingerprints and our specific background check. Volunteer orientation and 1 hour volunteer training required.*

Read more about outreach here:
https://www.attentionhomes.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Street-Outreach.pdf

Read more about Attention Homes here:
https://www.attentionhomes.org/our-work/our-work/

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Volunteers needed through 12/31/2020

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