Homeless Shelter Overnight Host

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SOUTH WHIDBEY HOMELESS COALITION

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 10 people are interested
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The Haven emergency overnight shelter is the only emergency overnight homeless shelter on Whidbey Island, providing service and warm, safe, low-barrier shelter to our neighbors in need 365 days a year. We serve men, women, and families with children. Host Volunteers spend either half or full shifts (6:30PM-6:30AM) overnight providing support and light supervision of the guests. We also provide a light meal at supper and breakfast time, of pre-prepared foods. A staff member, certified in CPR, first aid, defribrillation, mental health first aid, and Narcan administration is also present for the duration of these shifts. You make a massive difference in many lives, just by being generous with your time, and your compassion.

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About SOUTH WHIDBEY HOMELESS COALITION

Location:

PO BOX 453, Langley, WA 98260, US

Mission Statement

To treat all people with dignity and respect. To hold ending homelessness as our highest priority. To be inclusive, nonjudgmental and open to the ideas and beliefs of others. To operate transparently among ourselves and to the community.

Description

The Whidbey Homeless Coalition is a non-profit (501c3) started by neighbors including those who are or have experienced homelessness, local activists and advocates, community-based and faith-based organizations, and others committed to preventing and abating homelessness on Whidbey Island, while protecting each individual's civil rights and filling their immediate needs.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1411 Weildraayer RDOak Harbor, WA 98277

(48.29648,-122.69163)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • People Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Hospitality
  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Shifts are six or twelve hours, as frequently as you would like them!
  • A heart full of love!

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