(Inn from the Cold - Kelowna)
|Link to Application Form||http://www.innfromthecoldkelowna.org/Volunteers/Application/Shelter_Volunteer.html|
|Description||Inn from the Cold – Kelowna, 1157 Sutherland Ave, offering a total shelter capacity of 35, provides emergency overnight shelter to people living on the street during the coldest winter months, Nov-Apr. |
Offers a minimal-barrier shelter serving the most vulnerable homeless members of our community * women and men are welcomed * a vulnerability assessment to determine bed allocation is completed at intake * intake is completed upon referral (self or agency) * beds are assigned for duration of stay * 31 beds are made available, AND 4 are reserved for late night emergency referrals from hospital, RCMP or self-referral * The following are prioritized for service:
- Couples and adult family members
- Persons with pets
- Does not access other shelters
- Transgendered individuals
- Persons who work past curfew times (sex trade and traditional employment)
- Unable to access other services due to bans, time limits, red zone court orders, personal conflicts etc.
There four different volunteer shifts available: reception, overnight, mornings, or food shifts.
More information about each volunteer opportunity can be found on our website or you can call the office 250-448-6403 to learn more.
|Skills/Experience||Volunteers should have good communication skills, non-judgmental attitude, and be compassionate and patient.|
|Minimum Age of Volunteer||19 year(s) and up|
|Areas of Interest||Conversation Partner ; Fundraising ; General helper ; Homeless Support ; Human Services ; Meal Preparation/Serving|
|[ Other Opportunities | Suggest New Opportunity ]|
|Organization Name||Inn from the Cold - Kelowna|
|Address & Map||Kelowna, BC|
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