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Emergency Winter Shelter Volunteers

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The emergency winter shelter is open every night of the week from November through March each year. In addition to providing a place to sleep at night, the shelter offers outreach, case management, medical, substance abuse and mental health services, as well as meals, laundry, and showers. There are six main volunteer posts at the shelter: Intake, Food, Hygiene, Supplies, Clothing, and Overnight and Breakfast Assistant. There are three volunteer shifts to cover: 6:30pm-9:30pm, 10:00pm-7:00am, and 5:45am-7:00am. Orientation and training will be provided. Please contact us to find out about times and dates of orientation. This opportunity is sponsored by Arlington Street People's Assistance Network.

Contact people:

(1) Jessica Wood, Volunteer Coordinator, (703)820-4357 x17 or

(2) Lora Rinker, Director, (703) 820-4357 x12 or

Main office number: (703) 820-4357 Office fax number: (703) 820-4405

Address: 2708 S. Nelson Street Arlington, VA 22206 (See a map)

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2100 Washington Blvd
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Arlington, Virginia 22204
TEL (703) 228-1760
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FAX (703) 228-1013
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