Reception Volunteer - Polk Homeless Coalition
We need someone to help us with incoming calls! The receptionist will record caller information on a
shared spreadsheet in our system for the appropriate staff member to return the call ASAP. Receptionist
will also monitor messages left on general voicemail line and forward those to the appropriate staff. We
use an internet-based phone system, and all incoming calls will be forwarded to the receptionist during
his/her shift. Receptionist will need his/her own computer with internet access and his/her own cell
phone. Most calls come from persons experiencing homelessness or those who are at imminent risk of
experiencing homelessness. Since these callers are in crisis, empathy and patience are important qualities
for our receptionist!
About Volunteer Polk
1290 Golfview Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830, US
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
- Economic Development & Community
- Health & Nutrition
- Public Safety
You may choose to volunteer once-a-week or once-in-a-while!