EDITOR: I am the volunteer coordinator at Hangtown Haven in Placerville. We are looking for a few good volunteers. The tasks are simple, but quite important.
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Most readers of the Mountain Democrat are probably aware of Hangtown Haven and the efforts to provide the local homeless community with a safe place to stay and be off the streets. We have a group of very dedicated volunteers at Hangtown Haven but could use more.
Volunteers are at the Haven for three-hour shifts on weekdays. The shifts are from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Duties include greeting people that make donations or are otherwise interested in seeing how the Haven operates, performing some administrative tasks, and assisting the homeless guests in the day-to-day operation of the Haven.
Our Haven is just what the name implies. It is safe, clean and friendly and we believe it can be a model for other communities.
If you are interested in a very worthwhile volunteer opportunity, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.