Help find housing for the homeless

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ORGANIZATION: Greater Cleveland Volunteers

Assist those who are homeless by helping identify housing:

Assist clients who have housing vouchers or Rapid Rehousing assistance in finding apartments. On behalf of / or with the client, speak with prospective landlords by phone, explaining the housing voucher (or short-term assistance) which the client has. Find out landlords’ expectations. Volunteer will work with shelter staff on housing referrals. This position may entail going online to various housing sites and cold calling to inquire about available units and qualifications for renting one of those units.

Qualifications An openness to learning of housing needs and resources of clients who are homeless.

An ability to interact respectfully with shelter clients and to interact professionally with prospective
landlords. No prior housing experience needed, though helpful.

Days and times needed: Weekdays, anytime 9:00-5:00PM; flexible scheduling

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About Greater Cleveland Volunteers

Location:

4415 Euclid Avenue, Suite 200, Cleveland, OH 44103, US

Mission Statement

Greater Cleveland Volunteers enriches the community and individuals through volunteer service.

Description

We connect individuals and groups, aged 18 and over, to volunteer opportunities throughout Cuyahoga County. We offer ongoing volunteer opportunities at numerous partner organizations, as well as done-in-a-day projects.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Crisis Support
Homeless & Housing
Community, Crisis Support, Homeless & Housing

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2100 Lakeside Avenue EastCleveland, OH 44114

(41.51064,-81.68063)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18

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