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Turning Points

Administrative Assistant

Do you enjoy public speaking? If so, this volunteer opportunity to speak out and be heard in the community is a perfect way for you to do just that.

Turning Points, located in Manatee County, is in need of skilled volunteers for their speaker's bureau. This volunteer opportunity is a way for you to be the voice of Turning Points and share the important work the agency provides in Manatee County. It is also an opportunity to share amazing stories from clients who have received assistance from the organization and a way to make change in the stigma surrounding those who are homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless.

If this is opportunity fits your passion and heart to help make change then contact Cheryl Hedger at chedger@tpmanatee.org.

TURNING POINTS LOVES THEIR VOLUNTEERS. COME JOIN OUR FAMILY!

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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.

Health & Medicine
Homeless & Housing
Veterans & Military Families

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

701 17th Avenue, WestBradenton, FL 34205

(27.48378,-82.56956)
 

SKILLS

  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Public Speaking
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Storytelling

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • As little or as much of a time commitment your schedule allows.
  • Strong public speaking and people skills

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