2020 Point in Time Count - Polk County

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FLORIDA COALITION TO END HOMELESSNESS

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Florida Coalition to End Homelessness is currently recruiting volunteers for the annual Homeless Point in Time Count in Polk County, Florida. Please apply online: www.fchonline.org/volunteer

A Point in Time Count (PIT) is a snapshot of how many homeless individuals are in a community on a single day. Point-in-Time counts help communities plan services and programs to appropriately address local needs, measure progress in decreasing homelessness, and identify strengths and gaps in a community’s current homelessness assistance system.

The PIT Count will help our partner agencies apply for Federal and State funding, identify what programs are needed to serve those who are currently homeless in their communities, and provide education and advocacy regarding the homeless in our State. This data will be utilized to identify how effective our efforts have been and what programs are needed to address homelessness.

We are currently seeking volunteers who will work in shifts to interview homeless clients to answer questions utilizing a survey (either digitally or in paper form). Volunteers will work in teams with experienced PIT surveyors.

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About FLORIDA COALITION TO END HOMELESSNESS

Location:

PO Box 60614, Palm Bay, FL 32906, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Florida Coalition to End Homelessness is to work collaboratively to prevent and end homelessness in the State of Florida through advocacy and education.

Description

Florida Coalition to End Homelessness is dedicated to working with local Continuums of Care throughout the State of Florida to find innovative solutions to end homelessness. Each Continuum of Care has member agencies representing social service providers, health care system, law enforcement, faith-based providers, researchers at local universities, county representatives, United Ways, local businesses, and other advocates working to end homelessness. FCEH is dedicated to providing the support needed for each CoC to end homelessness in their communities and will utilize volunteers to fill in needed gaps.

WHEN

Tue Dec 10, 2019 - Fri Jan 31, 2020
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM  

WHERE

328 W. HIGHLAND DRIVELakeland, FL 33803

SKILLS

  • Data Entry
  • Market Research / Analysis
  • People Skills
  • Relationship Building

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers must review online training modules, be present for at least one in-person training session at a local provider of service, and be willing and able to complete face to face interviews for at least 4 hours on the PIT count day.
  • Currently seeking volunteers across the State ages 18+.

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