Thank you for your interest in volunteering with IDignity to serve those in need.

 

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IDignity Orlando – Event Info

Orlando Union Rescue Mission - 410 W. Central Blvd., Orlando FL

Registering: All volunteers wanting to serve at an event are required to register online by filling out the form at the bottom of this page. At the event, all volunteers will be provided an assignment, t-shirt, light breakfast, and an ample lunch. The event flyer and parking map are available at http://www.idignity.org/orlando. If you have registered before, then you only need to enter your name, email address, event date and service time-frame. Please also update any info that has changed since you last registered. We will try to place you at your prior assignment, unless you let us know that you would prefer a different assignment. 

Volunteering: Volunteers are asked to be at the event by 7:00 AM and serve until 4:00 PM. Orientation and training are from 7:00 - 8:00 AM. This orientation and training is strongly encouraged for first time volunteers. Veteran volunteers are also asked to attend as their assignments and/or directions may have changed. If you cannot serve the entire day, then specify what time-frame you are available, preferably either 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM or 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 

Parking: Thanks to the City of Orlando for offering free parking for IDignity Volunteers.  In order to park for free you must place an IDignity Flyer on the dash of your car. This is for event days only and only in the surface parking lot located at 522 W Central Blvd - half a block west of the Orlando Union Rescue Mission.  You can print your flyer by clicking here. This is a trial program so please check here each month to verify the program is still in place.

Short-term parking is available under I-4 for $1 per hour. Please note that the parking lot adjacent to OURM is reserved for the handicapped or elderly volunteers and clients. It is also for those that need to unload event equipment. Parking on Central Blvd. is strictly enforced, please note posted signs designating 2 or 3-hour parking.

Arriving: Wear comfortable clothes, you will be provided an IDignity t-shirt. Be prepared to serve outside in the elements, unless unable. Enter the event through the parking lot adjacent to the Rescue Mission. Volunteer Check-in is through the first door on your left. 

Planning: IDignity Orlando is currently scheduled for events on the third Thursday of each month in 2013, other than November & December which will be on the second Thursday of the month. Schedule is subject to change. It is necessary to register for each event separately. Thank you for your ongoing support of IDignity and our clients.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact IDignity Orlando's Volunteer Coordinator Jennifer Nisbett at jennifer@idignity.org or 407-230-6987

 

 

IDignity DeLand - Event Info

First Presbyterian Church of DeLand - 724 N. Woodson Blvd. DeLand FL

Registering: All volunteers wanting to serve at an event are required to register online by filling out the form at the bottom of this page.  At the event, all volunteers will be provided an assignment, t-shirt, light breakfast, and an ample lunch.  The event flyer and parking map are available at http://www.idignity.org/deland. If you have registered before, then you only need to enter your name, email address, event date and service time-frame.  Please also update any info that has changed since you last registered.  We will try to place you at your prior assignment, unless you let us know that you would prefer a different assignment. 

Volunteering: Volunteers are asked to be at the event by 7:45 AM and serve until 4:00 PM. Orientation and training are from 8:00 - 9:00 AM. This orientation and training is strongly encouraged for first time volunteers. Veteran volunteers are also asked to attend as their assignments and/or directions may have changed. If you cannot serve the entire day, then specify what time-frame you are available, preferably either 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM or 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 

Parking: Ample free parking is available on the paved Church lot and the adjacent grass lot.

Arriving: Wear comfortable clothes, you will be provided an IDignity t-shirt. Be prepared to serve outside in the elements, unless unable. The IDignity Event is in the Fellowship Hall. Ask anyone in an IDignity t-shirt where to go for volunteer check-in. 

Planning: It is necessary to register for each event separately. For upcoming event dates, please check the DeLand page at http://www.idignity.org/deland. Thank you for your ongoing support of IDignity and our clients.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact IDignity Deland Volunteer Coordinator Gail Hallmon at idignitydeland@idignity.org or 386-734-7571      

 

 

IDignity Seminole - Event Info

St. Stephen Lutheran Church - 2140 W. State Road 434, Longwood FL

Registering: All volunteers wanting to serve at an event are required to register online by filling out the form at the bottom of this page. At the event, all volunteers will be provided an assignment, t-shirt, light breakfast, and an ample lunch. The event flyer and map are available at http://www.idignity.org/seminole. If you have registered before, then you only need to enter your name, email address, event date and service time-frame. Please also update any info that has changed since you last registered. We will try to place you at your prior assignment, unless you let us know that you would prefer a different assignment. 

Volunteering: Volunteers are asked to be at the event by 7:45 AM and serve until 4:00 PM. Orientation and training are from 8:00 - 9:00 AM. This orientation and training is strongly encouraged for first time volunteers. Veteran volunteers are also asked to attend as their assignments and/or directions may have changed. If you cannot serve the entire day, then specify what time-frame you are available, preferably either 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM or 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 

Parking: Ample free parking is available at the event site.

Arriving: Wear comfortable clothes, you will be provided an IDignity t-shirt. Be prepared to serve outside in the elements, unless unable. Upon arrival proceed to the Check-in table to receive your assignment.

Planning: It is necessary to register for each event separately. For upcoming event dates, please check the Seminole page at http://www.idignity.org/seminole. Thank you for your ongoing support of IDignity and our clients.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact IDignity Seminole’s Volunteer Coordinator Nancy Nolt at 407-774-0974 or nancynolt@idignity.org.

 

 

IDignity Volunteer Form

Complete the form below to sign up to volunteer with IDignity. Please note that fields marked with a red asterisk (*) are required.

Personal Information

Please enter your email address each time you register, if you have one.

Volunteering Information

If you are not registering for a specific event, please leave blank.

Please enter a time in the following format : HH:MM am/pm - HH:MM am/pm.

Address
Volunteering Questions

If you are under the age of 18, a Release Liability for is required. Please download the release form, fill it out, and bring it with you to the event.

Serving Options

How would you like to serve?

  • Position: Seated inside.
  • Responsibilities: Sign-in volunteers and provide them with their paperwork and t-shirts.
  • Attributes: Welcoming & organized. Volunteer contact only.
  • Position: Seated inside with some walking.
  • Responsibilities: Serve breakfast and lunch to volunteers and agents.
  • Attributes: Happy & accommodating. Volunteer contact only.
  • Position: Standing and walking outside.
  • Responsibilities: Welcome clients & answer questions. Fill out Queue cards and paperwork.
  • Attributes: Welcoming & tolerant. Direct contact with clients. Understanding of event.
  • Position: Seated inside.
  • Responsibilities: Ask personal questions to clients and enter data onto various forms.
  • Attributes: Patient & compassionate. Organized with good handwriting & hearing.
  • Position: Standing inside with significant walking.
  • Responsibilities: Escort clients to areas they need to go. Answer procedure questions.
  • Attributes: Encouraging, happy & knowledgeable. Able to explain process and direct clients.
  • Position: Standing primarily inside.
  • Responsibilities: Stand in doorway, permitting qualified clients to pass. Regulating client flow.
  • Attributes: Authoritative & patient. Willing & able to tell clients if they can pass or not.
  • Position: Standing primarily inside.
  • Responsibilities: Stand in doorway, permitting qualified clients to pass. Regulating client flow.
  • Attributes: Authoritative & patient. Willing & able to tell clients if they can pass or not.
  • Position: Seated inside with minimal walking.
  • Responsibilities: Coordinate waiting clients. Fill out log and application for those that qualify.
  • Attributes: Patient & knowledgeable. Need good hearing and handwriting.
  • Position: Seated inside with minimal walking.
  • Responsibilities: Coordinate waiting clients. Fill out log for those that qualify. Help agents.
  • Attributes: Patient and somewhat organized.
  • Position: Seated inside with minimal walking.
  • Responsibilities: Fill-out applications, preparing mail, data-entry or coordinate waiting clients.
  • Attributes: Organized, able to follow directions and good handwriting & hearing.
  • Position: Standing outside with occasional seating.
  • Responsibilities: Coordinating waiting clients. Try to verify if clients qualify. Help agents.
  • Attributes: Patient & knowledgeable.
  • Position: Standing inside & outside with significant walking
  • Responsibilities: Work with OURM staff to maintain order & resolve conflicts.
  • Attributes: Authoritative & tolerant. Not afraid to confront clients, nicely.
Comments

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We look forward to serving with you and we appreciate you reaching out to those in need.

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