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Emergency Shelter Volunteer

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Community CARES

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 4 people are interested

Professional:

  • sign residents in the Emergency shelter each night
  • verify residents I.D. with CARES current Eligibility Sheet
  • Hours are 8pm to 10 pm nightly

Male overnight:

  • stay at the emergency shelter with the male residents
  • ensure facility policies are followed
  • watch over residents for the night
  • allow residents on late list, due to work, into shelter for the night
  • wake residents at 6:15 am
  • ensure residents clean up after themselves and all bedding is places in cubbies
  • volunteer is allowed to sleep
  • Hours are 8 pm to 7 am

Female Overnight:

  • stay at the emergency shelter with the female residents
  • ensure facility policies are followed
  • watch over residents for the night
  • allow residents on late list, due to work, into shelter for the night
  • wake residents at 6:15 am
  • ensure residents clean up after themselves and all bedding is places in cubbies
  • volunteer is allowed to sleep
  • Hours are 8 pm to 7 am

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About Community CARES

Location:

50 W PENN ST, CARLISLE, PA 17013, US

Mission Statement

Community CARES provides emergency community resources to people without a home and assists them in finding permanent housing while providing access to other necessary human services so as to expedite the transition from emergency needs to self-sufficiency or interdependency.

Description

Serving the Emergency Needs of those without a home, with Rest, Reassurance and Resources.


Providing shelter when no other shelter can be found.

Community
Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Community CARES50 West Penn StreetCarlisle, PA 17013

(40.20527,-77.19008)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-12 hrs within volunteer's availability
  • State Criminal Background, PA Child Abuse Clearance, FBI Clearance

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