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Hunger & Homelessness, Health & Wellness
Homeless, Low-income communities, People with Disabilities, People with Health-based Concerns

Age Minimum (with Adult):14+, Minimum Age:16+, Court Ordered Volunteer - Allowed, Minor Waiver on File Required

Connect People with Services

Client Navigator / Advocate for Project Homeless Connect

Project Homeless Connect is a one-day community wide event that provides housing support and quality of life resources to individuals experiencing homelessness in our community.


There are 5 shifts on Thursday, November 16th
  • All Day: 10:00am to 5:30pm
  • Early Morning (greeting clients): 8am to 11:30am
  • Morning Shift: 10:00am to 2:00pm
  • Afternoon Shift 1:30pm to 5:30pm
  • Clean Up: 3:30pm to 6pm

Volunteers are also needed to assist with set-up on Wednesday, November 15th from 2pm to 6pm.



Volunteer Training will take place at the beginning of each shift: 
  • Thursday, November 16th at 10am 
  • Thursday, November 16th at 1:30 pm 

There is some flexibility with start and end times for your shift. Please be aware that the actual event runs from 11am to 5pm the morning shift starts at 10:30 so that the morning volunteers are ready to go when we open the doors at 11am and the afternoon shift goes to 5pm because some late arriving clients will need assistance after 4pm.

Volunteers assist homeless clients in navigating the services available and help them identify what servcies they'd like to recieve.

In order to provide an integrated system of care Project Homeless Connect focuses on each aspect of homelessness, providing everything from California identification and disability benefits to clean socks and a warm meal. Hundreds of individuals, corporations, nonprofits, and government agencies provide PHC and its clients with services such as dental care, eyeglasses, family support, food, HIV testing, housing, hygiene products, medical care, mental health services, substance abuse treatment, SSI benefits, legal advice, voice mail, employment counseling, job placement, wheelchair repair, veterinary services, and more.

We need 300 community volunteers to make this event possible!

Location: Watsonville Vets Hall

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Contact Us

1740 17th Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Phone: 831-427-5070
connect@scvolunteercenter.org

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