January 25 – Saturday, January 28, 2017
There are multiple opportunities and
several ways to be part of the Salt Lake County Homeless Point in Time Count.
The project will take place over a four-day period from Wednesday, January 25,
through Saturday, January 28, 2017. For
this effort, we anticipate needing upwards of 100 volunteers, most of whom will
conduct surveys with persons experiencing homelessness who are living on the
In the past we have had one central
location as a “Home Base” for the Point In Time Count operations. This year, we
will be doing a youth specific event overnight beginning on January 25th.
We would also like to have a secondary “Home Base” located somewhere outside of
downtown Salt Lake City. If anyone is interested in discussing this option,
please let us know.
Also, there are other vital roles to the
effort of the Homeless Point in Time Count, including providing in-kind or
monetary donations to support the campaign to end homelessness in our
Outreach Volunteers Needed: We need 100 or more volunteers to
work in teams to interview homeless individuals to gain much needed information
about themselves and their situation.
This is a four day event. Each
team will have the opportunity to thoroughly explore a designated geographical
area for the three days of the Homeless Point in Time Count. You will also be provided training related to
interviewing persons experiencing homelessness and completing the survey
We need volunteers at Headquarters during the mornings of the Point in Time
count. Volunteers will help organize
returning street count volunteers, assist with breakfast, and help with
organization after the count each day. This is a 5:30am to 7:30 am shift, the
same days as the outreach volunteers above. The Wednesday evening training will
also be part of this volunteer assignment.