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PADS Shelter season is starting & recruiting AmeriCorps members

The Start of Emergency PADS Shelter Season

The start of PADS Emergency Shelter season is quickly approaching. Monday, September 18th will be the first night of shelter and will run through May 14, 2018. If you are a new or returning volunteer, please follow the instructions in the Getting Started sidebar of the Housing Forward website. New shelter volunteers must complete one orientation session before their first night of service. Orientations will resume in August 2017 for PADS Shelter volunteers and will be hosted twice per month.

Please contact Hannah Williams,, 708.338.1724 ext. 242 for additional information.

AmeriCorps Recruitment

Housing Forward is looking for individuals who are interested in joining our 2017-2018 AmeriCorps cohort. Perhaps you are a recent grad, young professional, or simply someone looking for a professional opportunity to give back while learning about a new career field. The AmeriCorps program is a great way to help your community while also gaining valuable work experience. Benefits include: living allowance, loan forbearance, education award, childcare assistance and healthcare benefits.

For more information please contact Volunteer and Outreach Manager, Tonisha Daniel,, 708.338.1724 ext.220 or visit our Career and Opportunities page.

For Media Inquiries Contact

Libby Foster
708.338.1724 ext 211