Volunteer Orientation

Volunteer Orientation

POTENTIAL VOLUNTEERS!thumb_2_homeless-with-dog-600

What to expect at the Volunteer Orientation:

Mission of Egan Warming Centers
Volunteer Agreement
Guest Agreement
Who are our guests?
How do we interact respectfully?
Organization, Structure and Operation

New Volunteers from all sites are required to participate in a Volunteer Training Session

Please pass this on to everyone in our community who would like to make a difference!

Thank you for your interest in serving as an Egan Warming Center Volunteer. Prior to serving in a shelter this winter, you will need to attend one session of our Volunteer Orientation.

Volunteer Orientation Outline:

  1. Coalition Mission and Values
  2. Organizational Structure
  3. The Experience of Homelessness
  4. Conflict Resolution & De-Escalation
  5. Roles and Responsibilities
  6. Schedule and Set-Up Needs
  7. Safety and Security
  8. Health and Care Considerations
  9. Communication Plan
  10. Orientation Feedback
  11. Self-Assessment
  12. Volunteer Agreement