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Turning Points

Manatee Stand Down

Turning Points has a Veteran Service Program that targets, men, women and their families struggling with issues related to homelessness. This program is in need of 1 or 2 peer mentors willing to assist Veterans with EMPLOYMENT, RAPID REHOUSING, CHILD CARE, TRANSPORTATION and much, much, more. If you have a heart for helping Veterans and their families then this is a great volunteer position for you.

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About Turning Points

Location:

701 17th Avenue, West, Bradenton, FL 34205, US

Mission Statement

To Provide, Facilitate and Coordinate Services to men, women and children who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in Manatee County, Florida.

Description

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.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

701 17th Avenue WestBradenton, FL 34205

(27.48378,-82.56956)
 

SKILLS

  • Networking
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 Shift of 4 hours

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