Join The Home Team Program!

Overview:  

The Home Team develops teams of volunteers to create social support systems for our neighbors as they move from living on the streets to homes.  The program’s mission is to lovingly support our neighbors as they transition into housing.  Support can range from the practical (helping transport to medical appointments) to relational (going out for a cup of coffee).  The ultimate goal is to develop strong relationships and build stronger communities and neighborhoods to achieve our vision that homelessness is rare, short-lived and nonrecurring.

For more information, contact, Kristy Anderson (505) 226-1700 ext. 208 or KristyA@HeadingHome.org

Mission:

The mission of the program is to lovingly support our neighbors’ transition into housing.

Values:

  • Trust – We build trusting relationships with our neighbors.
  • Support – We support our neighbors’ transition into housing.
  • Patience – We sensitive to our neighbor’s needs and meet them where they are.
  • Relationships – We build relationships with our neighbors to build community.
  • Respect – We respect our neighbors as we would like to be respected.

Commitment:

  • Volunteer teams are asked to engage in a meaningful relationship with their neighbor for 12 months.
  • This involves six hours of training to establish boundaries and confidentiality, relationship building and team coordination/dynamics.
  • Every month following (2 hours minimum avg. per month).

Goals:

  • Create healthy relationships to help our neighbors’ transition into housing.
  • Ultimately, better neighborhoods build better communities.

 

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