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Census Volunteer
Location: Various cities across North Orange County
Requirements: One-time for 5 hours, various dates during March & April 2018. Background screening with law enforcement required. Use of personal smart phone during census will be required to participate.
City Net, in partnership with the North Orange County Public Safety Task Force, will be going out in March and April 2018 across 14 cities to gather information on homelessness. Volunteers will have the opportunity to ride along with law enforcement, conduct surveys with homeless individuals and connect them with community resources.
Apply to be a Census Volunteer


City Net Ambassador
Location: Flood Control Channel (FCC)/Santa Ana Riverbed
Requirements: On-going; Once a week; 4 hour shifts; ages 18+
Support our efforts with operationally-based outreach, including initiating and building relationships with FCC residents to connect them with City Net Collaborative Case Managers and partnering organizations.
Apply to be an Ambassador


Appointment Chaperones
Location: Courtyard
Requirements: On-going; Once a week on Wednesdays; 8 am – 1 pm; ages 18+
Accompany residents to important appointments at places like the DMV, Social Security office, etc. Volunteers for this role would carpool with the residents in the HCA Van.
Apply to be an Appointment Chaperone


Meal Providers
Location: Courtyard
Requirements: On-going; Once a week
Meal providers purchase, cook, prepare, transport and serve meals for the 300 residents of the Courtyard. Read more about becoming a Meal Provider at the Courtyard for details and times commitments. Any volunteers who come on-site to serve the food must be 18 years of age or older. Volunteers who help purchase, cook and prepare food can be of any age.
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Meal Liaisons
Location: Courtyard
Requirements: On-going; Once a week; 7 – 9 am, 11 – 1 pm or 4 – 6 pm; ages 18+
We are in search of committed individuals to perform a variety of duties to support our scheduled Meal Providers. These duties include greeting and assisting all meal and service providers during scheduled shifts, serving the food when meal volunteers are short-handed, ensuring that safe food handling is being practiced, completing daily meal log with meal and volunteer counts, and other basic duties.
Apply to be a Meal Liaison


Volunteer Policies
We do not allow any minors under the age of 18 to volunteer (with or without adult supervision).

At the Courtyard, we do not allow any videotaping or photography to protect the privacy of residents. The only exceptions are group photos of the volunteers, which must be taken by a staff member.