Thank you for your interest in Vanderburgh Homeless Connect.
Please mark your calendars for Vanderburgh Homeless Connect 2014 – March 20, 2014
Pre-event Outreach Volunteers:
Help with distribution of guest marketing materials to various sites two to three weeks prior to the event.
Greet Guests at event entrance; discuss services that will be provided; assist Guests with mobility issues; guide parents with children to childcare area; check for open intake spots
Main Floor Guides:
Assist Guests once they have checked with finding services inside the exhibit hall; direct them to areas that are of interest to them
Vendor Assistant Volunteers:
Stationed near a specific area of services to assist Vendors as needed; responsible for signing in vendors in their assigned area, insuring that necessary paperwork is obtained, directing them on any necessary information.
Café Services Volunteers:
Serve plated lunches to Guests, Vendors, Volunteers seated at Café Connect tables; clear tables; fill drinks.
Exit/Check Out Volunteers:
Collect service provider guides from the front of the guest packet, complete exit surveys with guests, assist with connecting to transportation.
Volunteer registration will open February 1st through February 28th.
Volunteers are required to attend one of two training sessions on Tuesday March 18th noon–1:00 at The Old National Events Plaza (formerly The Centre), Locust C or Wednesday, March 19th 5:30 – 6:30 at The Old National Events Plaza (formerly The Centre).
Volunteers will arrive at the Centre Exhibit Hall by 8 am on March 20th and report to the designated area assigned at training to check in.
T-Shirts will be provided to wear for the event and will be distributed at training. There will not be a designated area for coats and handbags, so please plan accordingly.
Lunch will be provided – volunteers will take a lunch break and get lunch from the volunteer line.
Doors will close at 2 pm and services will continue for guests in the Exhibit Hall until 3 pm. Volunteers are encouraged to aid service providers with tear down following the event.