Volunteers Needed For Ushering and Guest Check In

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Friendship Place

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Ending Homelessness Rebuilding Lives

Friendship Place is in need of volunteers to act as support staff namely ushers, greeters and guest check in at a fundraising concert.

For more than twenty-five years, a cappella singers have joined together to help DC's homeless. The Sing Out for Shelter ("SOS") concert, organized by DC’s own Augmented 8, has brought together the best of contemporary a cappella singing and raised more than $300,000 to help the homeless in the Metropolitan DC area.

Location, Date and Time:

National United Methodist Church
3401 Nebraska Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016

Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 8:00 PM to 10:30 PM

As a volunteer you would be required to arrive approximately 7PM to be in position when doors open and to receive additional information and training. You wouldn't be required to stay until 10:30PM unless you wanted to. Also, you're more than welcome to stay and enjoy the concert which you can attend for free as a volunteer!

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About Friendship Place

Location:

5100 Wisconsin Ave, Washington, DC 20016, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to empower people experiencing or at risk of homelessness to attain stable housing and to rebuild their lives. Our vision is a DC community and a nation in which every person has a place to call "home."

Description

Friendship Place has a paid staff of more than 100 and serves throughout the DC Metro region, with successful, award-winning programs that have a lasting impact on the lives of more than 2,900 people a year: street outreach, drop-in, free medical and psychiatric clinic, case management, transitional housing, permanent supportive housing, rapid rehousing, job placement, and specialized programs for veterans and their families. Because of our outstanding outcomes, our program models are studied by government and nonprofit entities all over the country wishing to replicate our success.

Nonetheless, Friendship Place-supported by 26 congregations and more than 300 volunteers a year-retains the feel of a small, caring, neighborhood organization. The most commonly repeated refrain we hear from the people who come to us for help is this: "At other agencies, I felt like a number. At Friendship Place, I’m treated like a human being."

WHEN

Sat Feb 22, 2020
07:00 PM - 10:30 PM  

WHERE

National United Methodist Church3401 Nebraska Ave NWWashington, DC 20016

(38.93478,-77.08765)
 

SKILLS

  • Ushering
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • Concert begins at 8PM. Please arrive at 6:45PM. Intermission at about 9:15PM. The concert should conclude at 10PM. As a volunteer you are welcome to stay for the entire concert for free. Or, if you'd prefer you can leave once

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