Volunteer Opportunity Details

Boulder County Volunteers!
Position Title:Help Count the Homeless in Boulder County
Department:Community Services
Category:Human Services and Public Health
Time Commitment or Project Date:1/27/2014 5:00 PM - 1/31/2014 4:30 PM
Location:
Various locations throughout Boulder County.
Program Summary:
The Cities of Boulder and Longmont, along with Boulder County, are currently recruiting volunteers to administer the annual Point-In-Time Homeless Survey to individuals in the community who are homeless.

This effort is held locally, statewide, and nationally each year to identify the scope and nature of homelessness in our communities.

The survey takes place on the night of Monday, Jan. 27 and during daytime hours Tuesday, Jan. 28 through Friday, Jan. 31.

In order for the cities and county to effectively administer the survey, we need participation from agencies, businesses, and faith-based organizations, which are in contact with or know of people, who are homeless.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Volunteers will work in pairs and in various locations throughout the county for two-hour shifts. 
Qualifications and Requirements:
Volunteers must be 18 or older.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) volunteers needed.
Application or Registration Deadline:1/27/2014 5:00 PM
Application Process:
If your agency or business would like to participate or if you would like to volunteer, please contact:
Katie Symons, Boulder County Coordinator, 303-883-4326; email - bchomelesscount2014@yahoo.com or register directly at www.mdhi.org.
Training Dates and Information:
Training will be provided.
Additional Information:
Contact:
Katie Symons, Boulder County Coordinator, 303-883-4326; email - bchomelesscount2014@yahoo.com or register directly at www.mdhi.org.

For more information about Human Services Planning for the City of Boulder, please contact division manager, Wendy Schwartz, 303-441-1818.

Policies

All volunteers need to review Boulder County's Multicultural Diversity and Harassment Policies before starting their volunteer assignment.

If you need special assistance to fill out a volunteer application, please contact our Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator at 303-441-3525.

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