We can’t end homelessness in Blount County without your help.
Volunteers and supporters make our mission possible, and your support helps to ensure everyone in our community can have a place to call home. If you or your faith community, group, or organization want to contribute, please reach out to learn more about our specific needs today and see where your generous volunteer hours can make a difference in the lives of our neighbors experiencing homelessness.
Projects where support is needed
Support our Community Outreach Center by providing funds for our Neighbors in need through the Community Outreach Center and the street outreach ministry.
Support A Place to Stay as our ministry grows.
CURRENT VOLUNTEER NEEDS
Community Outreach Office
Aid in covering the Community Outreach Office at the Blount County Public Library on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays during business hours. Assist in providing referrals and coaching for persons experiencing homelessness (“Neighbors”) who are seeking stable housing in Blount County. Training will be provided.
Maintain contact with Neighbors and APTS partners via phone and text messaging to determine on-going needs and ways APTS can assist. Cell service and email capability required. Training will be provided.
Assist in locating and developing relationships with persons experiencing homelessness in Blount County. No experience needed. Training will be provided. Can be assigned with experienced volunteers.
Marketing and Fundraising
Prepare publicity, help plan events, prepare and edit video, shoot photographs, work with social media preparation.
SHARE YOUR TIME
What interests and skills do you have to share?
* Social work/mentoring
* Office work
* Social media design/posts
* Design publications
* Special events
* Curriculum development
* Information gathering /sharing neighbor stories
* Street Outreach Service Days
* Grant writing