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Community Alliance for the Homeless is partnering with the University of Memphis School of Social Work to host a symposium on "Ending Homelessness in Memphis and Shelby County" on Thursday, August 4th from 9AM - 4PM. This event will bring together housing providers, elected officials, and stakeholders to discuss relevant topics around homelessness in our community. We are seeking volunteers to assist with registration, implementation, and clean-up. Volunteers will have the opportunity to network and receive free admission to this symposium.
24 hours before each shift ends or when space runs out.
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|Shift||Start Time||End Time||Description||Registrants Needed|
|Set-up & Registration||8:00am (CT)||9:30am (CT)||3 volunteers are needed to assist CAFTH staff with setting up the event, registering symposium attendees, and helping attendees with parking. This shift will be from 8 AM - 9:30 AM.||3/3||Over|
|Assisting with Symposium Session A||9:30am (CT)||11:00am (CT)||Volunteers will work with CAFTH staff to assist with tech set-up, material distribution, speaker support, and any other needed support. Volunteers will be assigned to assist with one of the following breakout sessions:-Poverty & Homelessness: A Systems Approach-The Intersections of Violence & Homelessness in Shelby County: Building Hope through Collaboration-Veteran...||4/4||Over|
|Assisting with Symposium Session B||10:30am (CT)||12:00pm (CT)||Volunteers will work with CAFTH staff to assist with tech set-up, material distribution, speaker support, and any other needed support for each breakout session. Volunteers will be assigned to one of the following breakout sessions:-Affordable Housing & Ending Homelessness: The Housing Trust Fund-The Hammer of Criminal Justice-Low Barrier Practices in...||5/5||Over|
|Assisting with Symposium Session C||1:00pm (CT)||2:30pm (CT)||Volunteers will work with CAFTH staff to assist with tech set-up, material distribution, speaker support, and any other needed support for the breakout session. Volunteers will be assigned to one of the following breakout sessions: -Trauma-informed Practices for Providers-Motivational Interviewing-Why HMIS? -Gaps in Our System and Where to Go From Here: A...||4/4||Over|
|Clean-Up||4:45pm (CT)||6:00pm (CT)||2 volunteers will assist CAFTH staff in cleaning up after the symposium.||1/2||Over|