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Annual Point In Time Count - Polk Homeless Coalition

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ORGANIZATION: Volunteer Polk

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

The Point-in-Time (PIT) count is a count of unsheltered homeless persons on a single morning in January. HUD requires continuums of Care to conduct this count and to collect some basic demographic information from each person counted. Helping to identify the number of unsheltered homeless individuals in Polk County will help the area get funding to help defeat homelessness. Each count is planned, coordinated, and carried out locally. Teams are assembled of experienced service providers and community volunteers.

This will take place at the end of January with shifts beginning at 6am. You will be contacted about the many training dates available and further important information.

The Homeless Coalition of Polk County Florida facilitates the coordination and collaboration among organizations serving the homeless population of Polk County. They are the lead agency for the Lakeland/Winter Haven/Polk County Continuum of Care and facilitate the grant application process through the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

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About Volunteer Polk


1290 Golfview Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830, US

Mission Statement

Volunteer Polk’s Mission: We mobilize volunteers and resources to improve the quality of life for people throughout Polk County.


Polk County volunteers are seeking to:

  • Make A Difference,
  • Meet Others, and/or to
  • Maximize their Career Skills - while assisting various agencies in County government.

Assignments are targeted to make a difference in the areas of:

  • Education -STEM
  • Environment
  • Economic Development & Community
  • Health & Nutrition
  • Public Safety

You may choose to volunteer once-a-week or once-in-a-while!


Homeless & Housing
Community, Homeless & Housing


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Lakeland, FL 33801



  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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