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Position #: 1759
OrganizationCommunity Social Planning Council of Greater Victoria
Position: Point in Time Homelessness Survey Team Leads - Point In Time Homelessness Survey 2018
Location: 620 View Street
Impact Statement: By volunteering for the Point in Time (Pit) count you will help gather information that will assist planners, funders and agencies develop appropriate responses to homelessness in our region as well as measure progress in ending homelessness.
Description: The PiT count involves conducting a brief, anonymous survey with people who are experiencing homelessness. Survey volunteers will work in assigned teams. Volunteers need to be fluent in English or French. Fluency in a second language is an asset.

The count is conducted in shelters and also out doors on streets and in parks.

Team leaders take on additional responsibilities regarding the safety and coordination of a team of volunteers. Ideally, Team Leaders should have experience working with individuals that are homeless and/or vulnerable populations.
Training Details: Each volunteer must attend a two-hour training session and must be 19 years of age or older.
Working Conditions: Volunteers surveying in shelters and on the streets need to be able to stand and walk for up to 2 hours. Accommodations can be made for volunteers who are unable to meet this criterion.

Volunteers will be given a surveyor supply kit, which includes flashlights, vests, public transit tokens, clipboards, pens and identification. We encourage all volunteers to bring a cellphone.
Minimum Duration: Special event
Timing: Weekday - Daytime, Weekday - Evening
Time Detail: Volunteers are requested to complete 3-hour shifts
Special Event Start Date: 2018-03-15
Special Event End Date: 2018-03-15
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
Transportation: On a bus route
Area(s) of Interest: Library/Research , Special Events, Housing
Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Sensitivity, Respect
How to Apply
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Contact: Betty Leitch
Phone: 250.386.2269
Address: 620 View Street Victoria, V8W 1J6
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