Turning Points is looking for an exceptional volunteer to make telephone calls and schedule appointments for case managers in their Transitional Housing Development Program.
Last fiscal year 825 adults and 790 children gained housing or were prevented from becoming homeless through the Transitional Housing Development Program. Almost 1,600 heads of households learned budgeting basics.
If you have great verbal and written communication skills and are willing to go the extra mile with exceptional customer service we need you. We ask that you commit one morning or afternoons per week for 4 hours and bi-lingual is a plus but not a requirement for this position.
To Provide, Facilitate and Coordinate Services to men, women and children who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in Manatee County, Florida.
Located in Bradenton, FL, this unique non profit organization has four major programs.
1) Open Door Day Resource Center is where the homeless or those at risk of becoming homeless and homeless with a roof can receive help with basic needs including use of the computer lab, employment assistance, mail service, Food Stamp assistance, hot showers, haircuts, clean clothes and shoes, laundry service and so much more.
2) Medical/Dental Clinic which provides primary care to homeless and low income clients who have no health insurance and meet eligibility requirements. Dental is available for low income individuals by a dedicated Dentist staff . Patients who have no insurance and meet eligibility requirements may receive help with extrations, filling, dentures and cleanings.
4) . Veteran Services Yellow Ribbon Program targets Manatee County Veteran men and women and their families that are struggling with issues related to homelessness. This program assist Veterans and families through their individual needs, providing a "Housing First" philosophy that is not enabling.
5). Transitional Development Program assist the homeless, those served with an eviction notice and those requesting rental assistance to prevent becoming homeless.