The Source Overnight Shelter Volunteer - TGTHR (formerly Attention Homes)

About The Source Overnight Shelter

The Source is a federally recognized and state licensed Homeless Youth Shelter. The Overnight Shelter is available for up to 16 young people between the ages of 12-21. Program participants receive employment assistance, access to education programs, long-term housing navigation, support and inclusivity groups, family coaching services, life-skills development, mental and physical wellness support, and an array of individual and group activities. The goal of this program is to reduce youth homelessness with a continuum of care that moves youth from the streets or in the shelter towards stable, long-term housing and/or family reunification.

Overnight Shelter volunteer Duties

  • Provide support to staff such as help with meals, light cleaning or organizing.
  • Build rapport and healthy boundaries with program participants.
  • Demonstrate positive role model skills.
  • Assist with tasks such as resume building & job searching.
  • Participate in activities with program participants (board games, art, basketball, guitar, rec center, hikes, etc.).

Overnight Shelter volunteer Requirements

  • Must be 21 years old.
  • Must pass an interview, background check, and fingerprinting process. ($40)
  • Attend a volunteer orientation and training on boundaries, trauma informed care and more.
  • Must commit to a weekly 2-hour shift.
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