Social Services: Homeless

Outreach Buddy

Do you have a heart for serving the Fort Worth homeless population? If so, JPS has a special opportunity for you. Volunteer as an Outreach Buddy. Serve along-side our Care Connections team during site visits.
Dec 17, 2017
4 Hours
10 Needed
Volunteers Who Stepped Up
  • Ardonte Wilson
  • Casey Brittain
  • Cayla Pagels
  • Christina Sibley
  • Grant McSwain
  • Lindsey Ludwick
  • Melisa Handley
  • Paige Thompson
  • Patricia  Castro
  • naga venkata Parimisetty

More Details

Care Connections Outreach Buddy - (Ongoing opportunity, weekdays and weekend shifts available)

Volunteer task include
  1. Accompany the C.C.O. team members during outreach/home and site visits
  2. Provide hospitality, greet and visit patients
  3. Sorting donations
  4. Cary and distribute much needed items such as:
  • cases of water
  • backpacks
  • bug spray
  • hygiene 
  • travel kits, etc.


Requirements

  • Ability to walk/hike distances up to 1 mile
  • Carry supplies
  • English speaking
  • Calm demeanor
  • Willingness to work with underserved population


Volunteers must be 18+ to serve as an Outreach Buddy. JPS volunteers go through an application process, including background & reference checks, volunteer interviews and orientation.


Contact us to learn more and to request a volunteer application today! We look forward to hearing from you.


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